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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. According... 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. This Veterans Day, we introduce Ginger Mille... 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 sa... Read More »

Military Academy Sexual Assault: 50 Percent Rise in Reports

By Jillian Kramer Reports of sexual a aults at three military academies in the United States spiked by 50 percent over the last academic year, accordi... 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. Although women have been actively involved in... 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. I certainly didn't... Read More »

Admiral Michelle Howard On Her Navy Achievement

Admiral Howard was officially promoted to her new rank as vice chief of naval operations, the No. 2 officer in the Navy. She’s both the first woman an... Read More »

One Stowaway and the History of Women in War

As June 6 is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, MAKERS takes this opportunity to honor the daring women who fought to serve their country and pursue caree... Read More »

A MAKER You Should Know: Angela Salinas

For Memorial Day, our MAKER You Should Know this week is Angela Salinas.  Salinas is a retired Major General of the US Marine Corps and a role model f... Read More »