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June 27, 2018

Sisters in Service: Closing the Joint Warfighter Diversity Gap

The largest gathering of military women in the nation, the Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium, included attendees from 20 different countries and all branches of the U.S. armed forces.

Jan. 12, 2018

Africom Develops New Tool to Measure Women’s Progress

U.S. Africa Command has developed a new tool designed to measure progress in advancing women, peace and security as part of its security cooperation effort.

Oct. 24, 2017

Oklahoma Servicewomen Remember Past, Celebrate Future

Nearly 40 Oklahoma Air and Army National Guard women gathered at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., with hundreds of active duty, retired and reserve service members from all branches of the military, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the dedication of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial.

March 28, 2016

After 40 Years of Service, Army General Reflects on Women in Military

When Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols looks back at her four decades in the Army, she recalls the incredible service of women and the sacrifices and contributions they made for the nation.

March 10, 2016

Women’s History Month Webcast Focuses on Mentorship

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management hosted a mentoring webcast in recognition of Women’s History Month, focusing on how mentorship affects ability to meet the mission.

March 8, 2016

Carter Salutes Women’s Contributions on International Women’s Day

The Defense Department “must continue to be open and inclusive," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in his written message in observance of International Women’s Day.

March 2, 2016

First Lady to Women Veterans: ‘Tell Your Story’

First Lady Michelle Obama told women veterans to "stand tall and share your story,” during an annual Women’s History Month reception also attended by Dr. Jill Biden, wife of vice president Joe Biden.

March 2, 2016

WASPs Were Pioneers for Female Pilots of Today, Tomorrow

Before there could be a first female Thunderbird pilot or women flying combat missions into Iraq and Afghanistan, there were the pioneers: the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots of World War II.

Feb. 2, 2016

Officials Describe Plans to Integrate Women into Combat Roles

Senior service officials outlined plans to integrate women into combat roles before a Senate panel, and agreed incorporating women into combat ranks is the right path for the future.

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