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WOMEN IN COMBAT
Mike Pence Says Disney Made 'Mulan' To Promote Women In Combat
It was "obviously" the hope of a "mischievous liberal" at the studio, he wrote.
Hey, Where's My Parade?
Cindy L. Abel
Filmmaker, Writer, Speaker
When we're finally recognized or achieve the improbable, I'm going to celebrate. And I'm going to post a photo to show what is possible. Don't feel left out because your demographic doesn't have a parade or a hashtag: the very fact that you don't need one shows you're already included.
Cruz's Crucial Revelation On Women And The Draft
Principal, Marvin Strategies
Mr. Cruz has given us a lot to think about. Most crucially, we all have a role to play in the way the country manages our military, and we all might benefit from having a bit more at stake.
Don't Discount Women's Non-Combat Sacrifices in Times of War
President, Independent Women's Forum
Hadley Heath Manning is a senior policy analyst with the Independent Women's Forum. But has anyone stopped to consider how
U.S. Air Force
Gen. Lori Robinson Makes Military History By Breaking Major Gender Barrier
She's poised to become the first woman ever to lead a combatant command.
Women, War and Evangelicals
Women's advocate and co-founder of The Junia Project | www.jun...
Recently the U.S. military announced it had opened all combat positions to women. In response, some on the evangelical right suggested that "a nation that sends its young women to fight its wars is a nation that may no longer be worth defending."
Why the US Military Is Now Opening Up the Last Combat Positions to Women
25th Secretary of the Department of Defense
The military has long prided itself on being a meritocracy, where those who serve are judged not based on who they are or where they come from, but rather what they have to offer to help defend this country. Today, we take yet another step toward that continued excellence.
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27 Candid Concerns From Special Forces Troops About Women In Combat
"It’s a slap in the face telling us that chicks can do our job."
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Elite Combat Troops Deeply Troubled By PMS
A recent survey of U.S. Special Forces troops revealed deep-seated misogyny.
Women Can Now Serve in All Combat Roles. They Should Register For the Draft, Too.
Pavan V. Parikh
Attorney, Adjunct Professor, Army Reserve Captain, Truman Nati...
Any future decision to go to war must at least consider invocation of the draft, and that discussion will be fundamentally changed by considering unwillingly sending not just our sons but our daughters into harm's way.
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Obama Praises 'Historic Step Forward' Of Allowing Women In All Combat Roles
"We're going to make sure our military remains the finest fighting force in the history of the world, worthy of all our patriots who serve -- men and women."
Women in Combat
Director, Sierra Club Outdoors
Now that we've had three women graduate from Ranger School and are leading up to Veterans Day, I wanted to dig deeper into the issue of women in combat and the United States Military.
Maggie Greene Will Be Just Fine... I Hope
Viewers can discuss ad nauseam Maggie's transition from doting daughter to zombie huntress, but fighting Walkers is par for the course in this world. This is a woman who has been attacked, kidnapped, held hostage and threatened with rape, and she fights her human attackers relentlessly.
Academy Graduates: Open Combat Roles to Women
Brenda S. “Sue” Fulton
West Point '80
Sixty graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the US Naval Academy at Annapolis recently signed this letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, in response to the Marine Corps's requests to keep some of their units closed to women.
A Few Good Women
Army veteran, West Point graduate, author, speaker, mother, fo...
With Secretary Panetta's decision, the law has now caught up to reality. The exclusion policy didn't keep women out of combat. The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan demonstrated this self-evident truth: bullets, bombs, RPGs and IEDs know no gender.
A Marine Admits: Today, Rangers Lead The Way!
Professor @UCSanDiego, @USMC combat veteran, Husband, Father, ...
It is clear that when given the opportunity, the most qualified women can perform on par or better than men. I am proud to say today that these two women earned my eternal respect and full acknowledgement that "Rangers Lead the Way."
Rousey v. Correia and the Science of Female Combat
Michelle Scalise Sugiyama
Researcher and Instructor at the University of Oregon, Eugene
The admission of women to the UFC presents us with a fascinating natural experiment. Due to the well-documented greater tendency of males to engage in physical aggression, researchers have not thought to test for ability to assess the fighting formidability of women.
Women Outperform Men on Day One of Ranger School
Writer, Social Equality Advocate and Army Veteran
Critics have long alleged that few women could make it past the first day, let alone the rest of the course. So, what happened?
Female World War II Veteran Continues Breaking Barriers Well Into Her 90s
10 Leadership Lessons from a Combat Logistician
Director, Library and Information Resources, Mansfield University
Where ever you work: be it in an office, a factory, in sales, or even a library, we all were the new person at some point in our career. Weathering out a tough situation is never a comfortable proposition, but it is part of the human condition.
D-Day: 150,000 Men -- and One Woman
Martha Burk, Ph.D.
Gender pay equity expert, Money Editor, Ms. Magazine, fmr Chai...
Martha Gellhorn was the first woman -- landing upfront, and the only female journalist with a brilliant first-hand story of the invasion.
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