Hampton Roads residents react to news of Pentagon lifting ban on women in combat

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Women soldiers now have the green light for combat.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta officially announced women can be on the front lines.

This move could possibly include roles with elite commando units.

Panetta says it's time.

But some in Hampton Roads aren't for the move.

NewsChannel 3 spoke with a retired Army major who explained why he's not on board.