Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

Hagel has closed-door meeting with female Marines at Lejeune

Jul. 19, 2013 - 09:20AM   |  
  • Filed Under

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has held a closed door meeting with female Marines at Camp Lejeune.

The Daily News of Jacksonville reported that Hagel also toured an urban warfare training facility at the base as students demonstrated tactics, techniques and procedures.

After the training, Hagel met with more than a dozen female Marines on the opening of combat roles to women. The military is opening a number of combat jobs to women by 2016.

The group also talked about the sexual assault and sexual harassment problem in the military.

Hagel did not meet with reporters. He has visited a number of military installations in the Carolinas this week.

Answers by RallyPoint

Join trending discussions in the military's #1 professional community. See what members like yourself have to say from across the DoD.

More In News

Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

VA Home Loan
Rates

Search By:

Product Options:
Zip Code:

News for your in-box

Sign up now for free Military Times E-Reports. Choose from Money and Education. Subscribers: log in for premium e-newsletters.


This Week's Army Times

This Week's Army Times

Looking for reservists
Manning crisis means huge perks for active-duty soldiers

Subscribe for Print or Digital delivery today!

Classifieds
MilitaryTimes Green Trusted Classifieds Looking to buy, sell and connect on Military Times?
Browse expanded listings across hundreds of military installations.
Faces of valorHonoring those who fought and died in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
hall of valorThe Hall of Valor is a searchable database of valor award citations collected by Doug Sterner, a Vietnam veteran and Military Times contributing editor, and by Military Times staff.
Woman who cried rape
(3 replies)
   Last Post: TJMAC77SP
        May 3, 2014 1:32 PM
   Last Post: garhkal
        May 1, 2014 5:03 PM
Cliven Bundy
(45 replies)
   Last Post: Chief_KO
        Apr 26, 2014 9:49 AM
Handbooks

All you need to know about your military benefits.

Benefits handbook

Guard & Reserve All you need to know about the Guard & Reserve.

guard and reserve handbook