In this image ptovided Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 by the U.S. Marine Corps, Pfc. Cristina Fuentes Montenegro, 25, left, of Coral Springs, Fla. one of the first three female Marine graduates from the ... more 
In this image ptovided Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 by the U.S. Marine Corps, Pfc. Cristina Fuentes Montenegro, 25, left, of Coral Springs, Fla. one of the first three female Marine graduates from the School of Infantry-East's Infantry Training Battalion, and Pfc. Julia Carroll, 18, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, one of the first three female Marine graduates from the School of Infantry-East's Infantry Training Battalion course stand during the graduation of Delta Company, Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry-East at Camp Geiger, N.C. Three female Marines, Fuentes, Montenegro and Pvt. 1st Class Katie Gorz, 19, of St. Paul, Minn., not pictured, have become the first women to graduate from the Corps' tough-as-nails enlisted infantry training school in North Carolina, officials said Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Earlier this year, the Pentagon lifted the ban on women serving in combat jobs. (AP Photo/U.S. Marine Corp., Lance Cpl. Justin A. Rodriguez) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By U.S. Marine Corp., Lance Cpl. Justin A. Rodriguez
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 7:50 PM EST