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This week, the Marine Corps publicly acknowledged a first in its history: First Lieutenant Marina A. Hierl is leading an infantry platoon. She is the first woman to do so in Marine Corps history, a ground-breaking achievement for a military branch that once forcefully opposed allowing women in combat.

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