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This Group of Female Marines Is Fighting to End Misogyny

In an open letter "to our fellow Marines, and our sisters in arms," Marines and Marine veterans have launched a new group that is taking action to end... Read More »

The Women in Military Service for America Memorial Needs Your Help

On October 18, 1997, in front of a crowd of nearly 30,000 people, the Women in Military Service for America Memorial was dedicated and endorsed by the... Read More »

This App Could Help Prevent Sexual Assault in the Military

Sexual a ault in the military is a growing epidemic. A aults rose by 50 percent during the 2014-15 academic year, with 91 reported at the U.S. Naval A... Read More »

Tags: App, Military, Sexism

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. According... Read More »

WASP Elaine Harmon Will Finally Be Buried at Arlington

Early this year, President Barack Obama signed legislation to allow the cremated remains of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) during World War II... Read More »

Senate Votes for Women to Register for Military Draft

Historically only American men have been drafted into combat. But for the first time in history, the Senate voted on Tuesday in support of a defense b... Read More »

4 Lessons We Can All Learn From Miss USA Deshauna Barber

Whether you watched the pageant or not, you probably have heard a thing or two about Deshauna Barber — or Mi District of Columbia — and her recent Mi... Read More »

Human Rights Watch Says the Military Must Protect Rape Victims From Retaliation

A reported released Thursday by Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the Pentagon is not doing enough to protect victims of rape in the military from retalia... Read More »

Women Join the Marine Corps Infantry for the First Time Ever

The first two women ever were approved to join the infantry of the U.S. Marines Corps. The roles were once only open to men. The Marines did not relea... Read More »

Congress Just Approved Arlington Burials for Female WWII Pilots

Congre just pa ed legislation to allow the cremated remains of Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II to be buried in Arlington National C... Read More »

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