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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."
The Pentagon delayed promoting female generals over fears of Trump’s reaction
"I didn’t want their promotions derailed because someone in the Trump White House ... thought DoD was playing politics"
Women in the Air Force are finally getting body armor that fits
"It shows us that the military is starting to appreciate us females more, especially as cops."
An obscure Air Force height requirement is preventing some women from becoming career enlisted aviators
The current policy "does not reflect the actual requirements and does not create an accurate safety standard.”
The Army’s new grooming standards include ponytails, earrings, and common sense
"This isn't about male and female standards," Grinston said. "This is about Army standards."
‘This is a game-changer’ — Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women
"To think we don’t have to have headaches every day anymore?"
A woman will take command of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier for the first time in US Navy history
How Marine Corps culture silenced a sexual assault victim
“[Leaders] don’t give a shit. They flat-out saw she was suicidal and needed help … They left a Marine behind."
‘I feared for my life’ — Sexual harassment complaint gets senior Air Force leader’s attention
"Things shouldn’t have escalated to this level. Sarah should never have been placed in this predicament."