“The Army has officially opened more than 19,700 field artillery jobs to women.
Under policies now in effect, jobs in the 13B (cannon crewmember) and 13D (field artillery automated tactical data system specialist) military occupational specialties are now available for fill by qualified female soldiers.
Also open is the U6 Additional Skill Identifier, which is field artillery weapons maintenance….
…These changes are the latest in an ongoing campaign to eliminate the Direct Ground Combat Assignment Rule by dismantling, in phases, policies that have barred women from serving in combat units below the brigade level.”
Read the full article at Militarytimes.com.