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Secretary Robert Wilkie called an allegation of sexual assault at the VA 'unsubstantiated.' Investigators say it's not.
The Department of Veterans Affairs' Inspector General pushed back against Secretary Robert Wilkie last week, after Wilkie called an allegation of sexual assault in a D.C. facility "unsubstantiated."
‘I wanted to prove them wrong’ — How the first enlisted female Guard soldier to graduate Ranger School got it done
When asked what Army Ranger School was like, Sgt. Danielle Farber wasn't going to beat around the bush: "It sucks."
The Air Force made history last month by commissioning 2nd Lt. Saleha Jabeen as the first female Muslim chaplain candidate in the military. Though the commission marks a new chapter in American military history, it is only the latest in a long spiritual journey for Jabeen that started 14 years ago, when she first came to the U.S. as an international student from India.
At the time, Jabeen thought she would earn a Masters of Business Administration and make her mark in the corporate world, Jabeen wrote in a blog post for the Muslim American Leadership Alliance. But after experiencing bigotry and prejudice in the U.S., Jabeen realized she wanted to study Islam to better understand her identity as a Muslim.
One of the Navy's smallest and most elite communities may soon have its first female members, Military.com has learned.
Three enlisted women are now in the training pipeline to become special warfare combatant-craft crewmen, small-boat operators frequently teamed with Navy SEALs for infiltration and exfiltration missions. They also conduct reconnaissance and other missions in shallow-water regions.
A museum and monument dedicated to women veterans could soon stand at the Pensacola's old Amtrak station building.
Michelle Caldwell, who is behind the nonprofit Monument to Women Veterans, is in the process of raising money for the roughly $2 million project. When finished, the project will include a monument, as well as a museum with conference rooms, a shop and office space for veterans.
Editor's note: This article by Hope Hodge Seck originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.
At the quarterly meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services in December, a Navy official disclosed that the woman had reached the end of the physically and mentally demanding two-week SOAS process in September. Ultimately, however, she was not selected for a SEAL contract, officials said.