Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Representing California’s 46th Congressional District
STATEMENT, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 3, 2015
MEDIA CONTACT: Emily Morris, 202-225-2965, Emily.Morris@mail.house.gov
REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ APPLAUDS SECRETARY CARTER’S HISTORIC DECISION TO OPEN ALL COMBAT ROLES TO WOMEN
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), the second ranked Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee and the founder and chair of the Women in the Military Caucus, released the following statement after Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced that all positions in the U.S. military will be open to men and women alike.
“I strongly applaud Secretary Carter’s historic decision to expand all combat roles to any qualified women who demonstrate their ability to meet the required performance standards. Continue reading