Tag: women in combat

DoD recommits to today’s military, force of future on Veterans Day

DoD recommits to today’s military, force of future on Veterans Day

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

As America remembered those who have served on Veterans Day, the Defense Department reaffirmed its dedication to today’s force and recommitted itself to building the Force of the Future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

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Army approves 22 women for Infantry, Armor

Army approves 22 women for Infantry, Armor

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Army approved requests from 22 women from the Army’s three traditional officer accession programs – Officer Candidate School, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and the United States Military Academy – to enter as second lieutenants into the Infantry and Armor branches.

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Army opening infantry, armor to women

Army opening infantry, armor to women

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Beginning this month, all positions in 19 series armor, 11 series infantry and the 13F forward observer specialty will open to women.

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Army outlines gender integration implementation plan

Army outlines gender integration implementation plan

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Army announced, March 10, details of its implementation plan for integrating women into all military occupational specialties, paving the way for qualified female Soldiers to serve in the Infantry, Armor and Special Forces.

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WASPs were pioneers for female pilots of today, tomorrow

WASPs were pioneers for female pilots of today, tomorrow

| March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 (WASPs) of World War II.

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Women to be fully integrated into Army

Women to be fully integrated into Army

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The purpose of allowing all Soldiers, regardless of gender, to serve in any military occupational specialty for which they are qualified, is to increase our military effectiveness.

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Carter opens all military occupations, positions to women

Carter opens all military occupations, positions to women

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has announced that beginning in January 2016, all military occupations and positions will be open to women, without exception.

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Woman veterans gather for first conference

Woman veterans gather for first conference

| November 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 170 women veterans from across the state gathered at Tripler Army Medical Center, here, for the first Hawaii Women Veterans Conference, Nov. 14.

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News Briefs: August 28, 2015

News Briefs: August 28, 2015

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

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news@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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Three female Soldiers continue to second phase of Ranger course

Three female Soldiers continue to second phase of Ranger course

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The three women currently enrolled in the Ranger course on Fort Benning, Georgia, moved on to the Mountain phase portion of the course, July 11, after having met the standard to move out of the Darby phase.

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