In this late 2010 photo provided by Canadian Armed Forces Capt. Ashley Collette, she, center right, gives orders to soldiers about to leave on a patrol in Afghanistan. For Canadians, the presence of women in combat is old hat. Since the policy was changed by an equal-rights ruling in 1989, Canadian women have risen through the ranks and three have died fighting. Now, in the days after the U.S. decision to follow suit, some Canadians still question the wisdom of the policy, but officers and enlisted personnel interviewed by The Associated Press say they have no problem with it. (AP Photo/Capt. Ashley Collette)

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In this late 2010 photo provided by Canadian Armed Forces Capt. Ashley Collette, she, center right, gives orders to soldiers about to leave on a patrol in Afghanistan. For Canadians, the presence of women in combat is old hat. Since the policy was changed by an equal-rights ruling in 1989, Canadian women have risen through the ranks and three have died fighting. Now, in the days after the U.S. decision to follow suit, some Canadians still question the wisdom of the policy, but officers and enlisted personnel interviewed by The Associated Press say they have no problem with it. (AP Photo/Capt. Ashley Collette)
In this late 2010 photo provided by Canadian Armed Forces Capt. Ashley Collette, she, center right, gives orders to soldiers about to leave on a patrol in Afghanistan. For Canadians, the presence of women in combat is old hat. Since the policy was changed by an equal-rights ruling in 1989, Canadian women have risen through the ranks and three have died fighting. Now, in the days after the U.S. decision to follow suit, some Canadians still question the wisdom of the policy, but officers and enlisted personnel interviewed by The Associated Press say they have no problem with it. (AP Photo/Capt. Ashley Collette)
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