US President Obama, Pentagon support registering women for military draft
Friday, 2 December 2016 In a symbolic move, Barack Obama has become the first US president to endorse universal draft registration since Jimmy Carter. The Pentagon also expressed support for a universal draft.
Thursday, the Obama administration announced they support requiring women to register for military draft. This has been up for debate since Ash Carter, US Defense Secretary, allowed women to have the ability to work every work position in the military in December 2015.