Women In The Military

  • Female Soldiers To Move Into Combat-Related Roles, Army Says

    Female Soldiers To Move Into Combat-Related Roles, Army Says

    By Kristin M. Hall FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- Female soldiers this week are moving into new jobs in once all-male units as the Army breaks down formal barriers in recognition of what has already happened in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The policy change announced earlier this year is being tested at nine... Continue Reading

  • Women At War: Pentagon Is Easing Its Job Limits

    Women At War: Pentagon Is Easing Its Job Limits

    By Lolita C. Baldor WASHINGTON (AP) -- New orders from the Pentagon: The military on Thursday formally opened thousands of jobs to women in units that are closer to the front lines than ever before, reflecting what's already been going on as female American soldiers fight and die next to their male comrades. Continue Reading