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Bedell '07 Sues to Serve in Combat

Zoe Bedell (Politics ’07, Certificate in Near Eastern Studies), who served four years in the Marines and spent two tours of duty in Afghanistan, has joined a lawsuit challenging the sweeping restriction against women serving in combat roles in the US armed forces. The ACLU is representing her, three female members of the Marines, the California Air National Guard and the Army Reserve, and the nonprofit Service Women's Action Network. In connection with the lawsuit, Bedell has recently been interviewed on HuffPostLive and Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show.