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The next Coast Guard commandant could be the first woman in history to serve as a uniformed service chief
Adm. Linda Fagan would take charge of the Coast Guard this summer
As women were slowly gaining equality in the 80s, the Army put a ‘pause’ on them
"I just don't think our society will ever want to have women in front-line combat," a defense official said in 1981.
Carrying the weight: The undue burdens that female troops endure every day
In the fight against sexism, we have to acknowledge the additional burdens women carry.
100 women have now graduated US Army Ranger School
She graduated from the grueling course on Friday.
Less than a quarter of Army recruiters are women. Here’s why that’s a problem
"We are competing for a very small population."
How an Air Force A-10 pilot pulled off a miracle landing with much of her tail shot off
"I can’t even describe to you what it was like being back on the ground.”
Ukrainian women are showing the world what they’re made of in the fight against Russia
"[W]e are enormously strong, and we are enormously brave."
Feminist, surgeon, spy: Meet the only woman to ever receive the Medal of Honor
She received the medal for her “valuable service” and “earnest and untiring” efforts.
Air Force’s botched integration of women in special ops ignites firestorm of controversy
“This will just divide the career field."
A few good women: Why the Marine Corps must do more to keep its best female Marines in uniform
The Corps cannot afford to continue to lose highly-qualified Marines.
Air Force general calls B.S. on social media claims that female special ops trainee got ‘preferential treatment’
"In order to avoid adding to the attention and pressure this trainee is facing ... we will not address specific details."
The Air Force is testing a new device that will make peeing less dangerous for fighter pilots
"There have actually been times when I was unstrapped and unzipped and I get a radio call to respond to a ‘troops in contact.'"
A woman just graduated the US Army’s sniper school for the first time ever
"The soldier met every standard ... We are proud of the results of her efforts."
The debate over registering women for the draft is a waste of time: There is no draft
The draft has been dead as a doornail for nearly 50 years.
Air Force finds one-third of female airmen have been sexually harassed
"Inclusion is the action that draws the best from every one of our members."
The Air Force ditched its pantyhose requirement and women are celebrating
'It'll snag on anything ... The worst is when you're getting ready and it tears as you're struggling to put it on.'
An Army vet was told she never served. Her viral response was the ultimate mic drop
"[M]aybe you should think things through before you speak."
Trailblazing WWII battalion of Black women could soon receive congressional honor
“We never got a parade. We just went home to our families.”
These are the least safe Army posts for female soldiers
Fort Hood comes in at #1.
The Army disabled comments on new recruiting commercials amid criticism it’s too ‘woke’
“Each soldier in ‘The Calling’ has their own unique background and story to tell."
Alaska’s first female infantryman has advice for other would-be grunts: ‘YOLO’
"If that’s what you really want to do, all you have to do is work hard, work out, be mentally fit, and just go for it.”
‘We aren’t going away’ — What Tucker Carlson doesn’t get about women in the military
“Our numbers are growing within the military. You’re seeing more females in positions that they just haven’t had before.”
The Air Force preaches ‘zero tolerance’ of sexual assault. So why is it retaining an airman guilty of it?
“I will never have the audacity to utter the words ‘accountability’ to my troops again.”
This Army lieutenant colonel has built a playbook to kill the ‘cancer’ of sexual assault in the ranks
"These are my teammates. These are my sisters.”
Air Force expands racial disparity review to Asian-Americans, Latinx and more
“It is critical that we hear from you because you are a central part of the solution."