Two women have completed the Army's tough Ranger School, officials say. Both are in their 20s and are lieutenants.
NPR's Tom Bowman reports that the women, whose names haven't been released, attended West Point and will graduate with the rest of their Ranger class on Friday.
The Pentagon has not decided whether they will be approved for ground combat.
"They'll now wear the Ranger tab on their uniforms," Tom says. "A coveted award among infantry soldiers."
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh congratulated all the new Rangers in a press release: