You guys are missing the point. It's not 'Women now on the front lines of battle' as the title reads.
It's more like - "Army now stops being hypocritical about who's allowed on paper in the front lines and changes the rule to reflect reality better".
Women have been serving on the front lines for years now, so this is sort of like how they repealed 'don't ask, don't tell'. About time.
The laws put in place in the 1950s doesn't reflect the reality of army gender equality anymore, so they are finally changing it (about time).
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