By Debbie Gregory. The US Army continues to assure that the most qualified individuals are assigned to any given military position; individuals, meaning no distinction between male or female military personnel. The Army Ranger School is no longer an exception to this guideline. Two female West Point graduates are advancing to the final phase, vying […]
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By Debbie Gregory. The remaining eight female soldiers washed out of the Army’s prestigious Ranger School after 11 others didn’t make it past the first cut. Sadly, none of these brave women will earn the vaunted black and gold Ranger tab. As for the men, 115 of the original male contenders met the requirement to […]
By Debbie Gregory. Earlier this year, the US Army announced their decision enabling female soldiers to be eligible for up to 4,100 positions that, in the past, would have only been open to male troops. The U.S. Army Special Operations Command’s (USASOC ) Directive 2015-08 was signed in February, 2015, including women for positions in […]
By Debbie Gregory. Currently, the Armed Forces are in a great state of flux. Military career opportunities have never been more plentiful or accessible to women. Air Force Senior Airman Julie Breault has been lucky to experience that opportunity first-hand. While the security forces career Breault has chosen is traditionally male-oriented, Breault said she remains […]
By Debbie Gregory For all of western civilization, military combat has historically been considered a male-only occupation, with women taking up support roles in nursing and administration. But the U.S. military is currently seeking ways to integrate women into all combat roles within the special operations community. This transition has led to a problem that […]
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