Hefting missiles and machine guns, Army women volunteer for Army study on who's fit for combat

  • by: LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 26, 2014 - 2:20 PM

FORT STEWART, Ga. — Standing just over 5 feet, Army Spc. Karen Arvizu is barely a foot taller than the anti-tank missile she carries in both arms and loads into an armored vehicle. She stands on her tip-toes to wrestle open the 300-pound top hatch.

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