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women in the military

White House Announces President Barack Obama's Support of Women Registering for the Draft

After remaining neutral on the topic for some time, the Obama Administration has finally taken a stance on women registering for the draft. Read More »

Meet Ginger Miller: Founder and CEO of Women Veterans Interactive

Now more than ever, it's crucial to shed light on those doing civil services in often overlooked spheres. Read More »

Sexism in the Military Is Alive and Well

As of January 1, all combat roles in the U.S. military have been open to women. But that doesn't mean women soldiers are actually being treated the same way as men. Read More »

Iconic Moments When Women Changed Military History

We’re revisiting iconic moments in history when women changed the culture of the United States military. Read More »

What Memorial Day Means to Me

At the ripe old age of 10, I declared to my parents that I was going to follow in my father's footsteps and serve in the military. Read More »

Admiral Michelle Howard On Her Navy Achievement

Admiral Michelle Howard was the first woman officer to be number two of a ship. Two years before, she wouldn’t have been allowed to serve on that ship. She talks about what that progress means to her.  Read More »

One Stowaway and the History of Women in War

While we remember the invasion of Normandy, MAKERS looks back on the women who have waged their own war against the barriers of the armed forces. Read More »

A MAKER You Should Know: Angela Salinas

For Memorial Day, our MAKER You Should Know this week is Angela Salinas. Read More »