Post Tagged with: "military"

Award-Winning Film ‘Blood Stripe’ Tackles PTSD Through The Life Of A Female Combat Soldier

Award-Winning Film ‘Blood Stripe’ Tackles PTSD Through The Life Of A Female Combat Soldier

We’re all familiar with the many films made about military, war, and the impact on soldiers and veterans. The majority of these films (as well as TV series) have a […]

October 25, 2017 ×
12 Female Veterans Pose For Pin-Up Calendar To Raise Money For Hospitalized Military Heroes

12 Female Veterans Pose For Pin-Up Calendar To Raise Money For Hospitalized Military Heroes

There has been plenty of discussion over Donald Trump’s contributions to various veterans organizations and causes, and whether he actually cares about them for realz. For us, we couldn’t give […]

September 18, 2017 ×
She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

According to the most recent data available, women currently make up only 15% of active US military members across all branches, a figure that has reportedly not changed since 2002. […]

September 7, 2017 ×
Norway’s “Jegertroppen” Is The World’s First All-Female Special Forces Military Unit

Norway’s “Jegertroppen” Is The World’s First All-Female Special Forces Military Unit

Women in military is certainly not a new concept, but women in special elite units and combat roles definitely it. In 2016, the US military finally allowed women to apply […]

May 25, 2017 ×
History Made: Military Welcomes First Female Infantry Marines, Furthering Gender Integration

History Made: Military Welcomes First Female Infantry Marines, Furthering Gender Integration

In January 2016, then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the military would be required to open up all combat roles to all men and women, where women were previously prevented from […]

February 16, 2017 ×
India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

If the phrase “fight like a girl” had a visual definition, it would be Dr. Seema Rao. She is known as India’s lone female commando trainer and has dedicated her […]

January 25, 2017 ×
More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

By Samantha Rivers In an election where we have the first woman to ever be a front-running candidate for the President of the United States, it’s safe to say we’re […]

August 8, 2016 ×
Air Force General Lori Robinson Set To Become The Highest Ranking Woman In US Military History

Air Force General Lori Robinson Set To Become The Highest Ranking Woman In US Military History

The US military made history in 2015 when the Pentagon announced it would open up all combat roles for women. This came on the heels of two women making history […]

April 14, 2016 ×
Indian Air Force To Induct Female Fighter Pilots For The First Time In Its History

Indian Air Force To Induct Female Fighter Pilots For The First Time In Its History

On International Women’s Day, India’s Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha announced that for the first time in Indian military history, women will be allowed to become fighter pilots in the […]

April 8, 2016 ×
Escaping ISIS, These Former Sex Slaves Created A Battalion & Are Now Fighting Their Captors

Escaping ISIS, These Former Sex Slaves Created A Battalion & Are Now Fighting Their Captors

The greatest threat to humanity in the world today is terrorist group ISIS. Over the past few years it has been hard to escape the horrific news of their impact […]

February 23, 2016 ×
Breaking Stereotypes: Mona Shindy Is Australia’s First Muslim Navy Captain & Engineer

Breaking Stereotypes: Mona Shindy Is Australia’s First Muslim Navy Captain & Engineer

You know what we love more than sharing about women who break barriers? Women who break barriers and shatter expectations along the way. That is precisely what we thought of […]

December 24, 2015 ×
In An Historic Move The Pentagon Opens Up All Military Combat Roles For Women

In An Historic Move The Pentagon Opens Up All Military Combat Roles For Women

It was an historic decision that will change the face of American military forever. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced on Thursday December 3rd that every branch of the military will […]

December 9, 2015 ×
Trio Of Female Turkish Soldiers Is Fighting ISIS To Protect Women & Children In Kurdistan

Trio Of Female Turkish Soldiers Is Fighting ISIS To Protect Women & Children In Kurdistan

War is never something to be celebrated, neither is any form of violence. Right now there is a battle being waged by Islamic extremist group ISIS in many parts of […]

October 14, 2015 ×
The Pentagon To Join The ‘Lean In’ Movement To Promote Women In Military Leadership

The Pentagon To Join The ‘Lean In’ Movement To Promote Women In Military Leadership

We love Sheryl Sandberg with all our hearts. As the Facebook COO and creator of the ‘Lean In’ movement to help women in the workforce grab opportunities to further their […]

October 2, 2015 ×
She Made History By Becoming The 1st African Woman To Captain A South African Navy Ship

She Made History By Becoming The 1st African Woman To Captain A South African Navy Ship

Here in the United States we have seen some pretty major news out of the military in terms of breaking gender barriers. In the Army, the elite Ranger squad has […]

September 14, 2015 ×