U.S. Army Capt. Linda L. Bray in her home on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Clemmons, N.C. During the invasion of Panama in 1989, Bray became the first woman to lead US troops in battle. Commander of the 988th Military Police, she engaged in a firefight with elite Panamanian Special Forces unit inside a military barracks and dog kennel. Hanging on the wall in are bayonets taken from AK47s that was captured during the attack along with her MP brassard or armband. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)

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U.S. Army Capt. Linda L. Bray in her home on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Clemmons, N.C. During the invasion of Panama in 1989, Bray became the first woman to lead US troops in battle. Commander of the 988th Military Police, she engaged in a firefight with elite Panamanian Special Forces unit inside a military barracks and dog kennel.  Hanging on the wall in are bayonets taken from AK47s that was captured during the attack along with her MP brassard or armband. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)
U.S. Army Capt. Linda L. Bray in her home on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Clemmons, N.C. During the invasion of Panama in 1989, Bray became the first woman to lead US troops in battle. Commander of the 988th Military Police, she engaged in a firefight with elite Panamanian Special Forces unit inside a military barracks and dog kennel. Hanging on the wall in are bayonets taken from AK47s that was captured during the attack along with her MP brassard or armband. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)
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