Lisa A. Jaster

Lisa Jaster is a Delivery Engineer for Shell Oil Company and a Major in the US Army Reserve. After graduating from West Point in 2000, she was commissioned as an Engineer Officer and served on Active Duty until February 2007. During her time in the military, Lisa deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq earning a Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, and Combat Action Badge to name a few of her awards. She is also one of three women and the only mother and reservist to earn the Army's coveted Ranger Tab.

Recent articles from Lisa A. Jaster

A soldier hoists a 44-pound section of a 50 caliber machine gun onto a M1 A2 Abrams tank during a physical demands study.
Community
Women Deserve The Same Opportunities As Men, Including Registering For The Draft
One of the first women to pass Ranger School explains why she thinks women should be required to register for the draft.
U.S. Army Maj. Lisa Jaster stands in formation during the Ranger School graduation on Fort Benning, Ga., Oct. 16, 2015.
Leadership
How I Earned My Ranger Tab
As one of the first women to attend and pass Ranger School, Maj. Lisa Jaster explains how she physically and mentally prepared.