PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 4, 2010) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Rebecca Ammons stands as a safety observer in a refueling station aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a refueling at sea. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Travis K. Mendoza/Released)
Are Women In The Military Being Denied Equal Access to Health Care?
A new report by the Center for American Progress says servicewomen are being denied the right to adequate female health care.
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – A Panel of Service Members consisting of Col. Lisa Doumont, 3rd Medical Command Deployment Support, Detachment 7 commander, and two noncommissioned officers, speak of their experience with Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention to the audience after the dramatic reading of the provocative play “Tape” by Outside the Wire, Aug. 5, 2014. They offered personal knowledge advise to the audience prior to an open discussion. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Tracy R. Myers, U.S. Army Central)
We Need To Have A Conversation About Women’s Access To Contraception In The Military
The Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act is a new bill that addresses two very different but related topics: contraceptive rights and sexual assault.