Female Navy SEALs? Special Operations Commander 'Ready to Go Down That Road'

The top commander of U.S. special operations says he thinks it's time for women to go into combat as Navy SEALS. A Navy SEAL himself, Admiral Eric T. Olson said at the opening session of the 2011 Aspen Security Forum that he would like to see female SEALs in combat roles. "As soon as policy permits it, we'll be ready to go down that road," said Olson. He added that being a SEAL is not just about physical strength. "I don't think the idea is to select G.I. Jane and put her through SEAL...Full Story
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