Should women be drafted? Congress weighs the question yet again News

Should women be drafted? Congress weighs the question yet again

The issue of adding women to a military draft has come up multiple times over the last decade.

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Top U.S. General in Iraq looks back on the legacy and lessons of the attack on ‘Tower 22’

The commanding general of Operation Inherent Resolve, Maj. Gen. Joel “JB” Vowell, talked to Task & Purpose about the January attack in Jordan that killed three soldiers.


Army barber’s 57 year legacy with the Airborne leads to haircutting hall of fame 

Travis Bell has been cutting the hair of every kind of soldier at Fort Liberty, from new privates to four-star generals, for 57 years.


One of the Army’s top Nuclear teams trained with Rangers and Green Berets

Rangers, Green Berets, and Nuclear Disablement Team 1 trained together in two different states for a rare opportunity to hone their skills together for real-world scenarios.

Task & Purpose was founded in 2014 as a voice for the military community, and continues to serve that community with accurate reporting and great storytelling to this day.

Our journalists have reported on the front lines of the Standing Rock protests in North Dakota and the war in Afghanistan. We’ve uncovered American veterans being abused in Kuwaiti prisons, deported veterans being forced to work for Mexican cartels, and drawn national attention to a longstanding legal rule barring service members from suing the government — even in the face of gross negligence.

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