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Maj. Devon Meister, pilot, and Maj. Ashley Lundry, aerial reconnaissance weather officer, are members of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, referred to as the Hurricane Hunters, which is a unit in the Air Force Reserve's 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney)
Women of Weather: Hurricane Hunters Make A Difference

The doctor is in - to fix Army helicopters
Soldier-Geologist Maintains Helicopters in Iraq

An airman stands in front of two helicopters.
Face of Defense: Soldier Breaks Through ‘Glass Ceiling’

A closeup of a female airman with a green mustache stuck to her flying helmet.
'Mustache Ma'am' Aviator Supports Mission in Afghanistan

An Army chef holds a second-place ribbon and her winning dish.
Face of Defense: Soldier Excels in Student Chef Competition

A service member pumps iron at the gym.
Face of Defense: Soldier Balances Bodybuilding With Army Life

Women who have succeeded in information technology share views with women aspiring to IT careers
DoD Leaders Encourage Women to Choose IT Careers

The Coast Guard women’s rugby team poses together.
First Coast Guard Women's Rugby Team Plays at Las Vegas Tournament

An Air Force chaplain looks at the camera while standing in front of chairs.
Third Generation Preacher Makes History as First Female Chaplain Commissioned at 179th Airlift Wing

Lance Cpl. Gabriela Gonzales is 2nd MLG 2017 Marine of the Year
Face of Defense: Marine Credits Personal Accolades to Leaders

A female airman jumps over an obstacle.
Face of Defense: Lone Female Competes for 'Best Warrior' Title

Three people at a table speak to an audience.
DoD Works to Incorporate More Gender Perspective in Operations

A soldier works at her computer.
Is Cyber For You? This Historian Soldier Didn't Think So - She Was Wrong

A pilot sitting in a cockpit raises her arm while manipulating something on the aircraft's control panel.
Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Releases 2017 Annual Report

Paul Garber, historian emeritus of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., discusses Women Airforce Service Pilot history with Bernice "Bee" Haydu, a Women Airforce Service Pilot, or WASP, veteran, while S. Paul Johnson, director of the museum, looks on, March 24, 1969. Haydu donated her complete uniform, which is still on display. Courtesy photo
Women Break Barriers in Past, Present

A pilot looks forward while sitting in a cockpit.
Taking Off From Shoulders of Giants

Women Airforce Service pilots Frances Green, Margaret "Peg" Kirchner, Ann Waldner and Blanche Osborn, leave their B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft, "Pistol Packin' Mama," during ferry training at Lockbourne Army Airfield, Ohio, 1944. Air Force photo
Women Played Huge Role in World War II Aviation Efforts

A soldier poses next to an aircraft.
Trailblazing Army Aviator Recalls Career, 'Wouldn't Change a Thing'

A group of military cadets march with weapons and gear.
First Female African-American Selected as Brigade Commander at West Point

A soldier receives shoulder boards from two people.
First Female Puerto Rican General Officer Receives Promotion in Army Reserve

A soldier participates in luge.
Luge Athlete Perseveres Through Heartache, Injury to Compete in Olympics

A soldier stands in a building with a firearm.
First Female Joins Ranks of California Army National Guard Infantry

Two members of the Air Force hold a child and pose of a photo.
Air Force Major Encourages Women to Succeed in Aviation

A person holds a photo in her office.
Air Force Women Raise Bar in Aviation

An Army officer stands in front of a red curtain and next to an American flag.
Army Reserve Leader Celebrates Veterans

An Air Force officer talks to a group of enlisted airmen.
Commander of New Hampshire Air National Guard Builds Rapport With Senior Enlisted Airmen

A soldier works out at a machine in a gym.
Wounded Warrior Trains for Warrior Games Gold

An airman stands in front of an American flag.
First Female Wing Commander in Ohio Air Nation Guard Takes Lead

A person poses with body armor on mannequins.
Lead Engineer Takes Unconventional Path to Develop Marines Better Body Armor

In a historic photo, a women leans on a railing.
First Enlisted Women in Non-Nursing Roles Served During World War I

Two sailors hold helmets.
Women Break Barriers in Naval Aviation History

An admiral speaks to a group of people.
Strong Female Leadership Comes From ‘Believing in One’s Self’

Two airmen shake hands.
Air Force Leader Shares Live-long Love of Nursing

A women poses for a photograph.
Air Force Civilian Recognized as Exceptional Leader, Visionary

A soldier poses for a photograph near a desk.
Officer Army's Highest Ranking Field Artillery Female

A soldiers pins a crest onto other soldiers.
Female Soldiers Make Strides in Combat Career Fields

A Marine smiles as she poses for a picture with a cute dog.
Face of Defense: Marine Approaches 400-Hour Volunteer Milestone

Two sisters pose for a picture - one with the Navy, the other with the Air Force.
Face of Defense: Sisters in Different Services Train Together

Tenacity leads to successful career
Face of Defense: Perspective, Tenacity Mark Soldier's Career

A Navy nurse speaks to reporters.
Face of Defense: Navy Nurse Saves Man’s Life On Ferry Trip

A pilot smiles and poses for the camera while flying.
Face of Defense: Marine Credits Career to Military Upbringing

An airman poses for a picture lifting a curl bar.
Face of Defense: Bodybuilding Helps Airman Maintain Focus

A Marine poses for a photo in Japan.
Face of Defense: Embarkation Marine Lives in Details

Iowa Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 5 Marty Hupp, of Grimes, Iowa, sorts through photographs from her 40-year military career in light of her upcoming retirement. Iowa National Guard photo by Army Sgt. Christie Smith
Iowa Guard Women's Army Corps Members Share Memories

Kentucky Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Kathleen Braithwaite removes a wheel from a M977 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck in Frankfort, Ky., March 16, 2017. Kentucky Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Scott Raymond
Kentucky Guard Women Excel in Previously Male-Dominated Specialties

The Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services, also known as DACOWITS, on March 24, 2017, released its annual report on matters relating to women serving in the U.S. armed forces for fiscal year 2016. DACOWITS provides the Defense Department with advice and recommendations on matters and policies relating to the recruitment and retention, treatment, employment, integration and well-being of highly-qualified professional women in the armed forces. Pictured here, Navy Chief Petty Officer Dominique Saavedra, assigned to USS Michigan, is pinned with her enlisted submarine qualification during a ceremony at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Wash., Aug. 2, 2016. Saavedra was the first female enlisted sailor to earn the "dolphins." Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Kenneth G. Takada
Military Women’s Advisory Committee Issues Report

An army Lt. Gen. salutes with two other people during a ceremony.
Army Surgeon General Talks Keys to Success