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Women in "Steel" Battalion make history

Women in "Steel" Battalion make history

In May of 2012, United States Army leaders announced that women would be eligible to enter combat-related jobs previously barred to them. By opening up military occupational specialties that were once only available to men, female Soldiers were now able to fill the ranks of certain combat units throughout the Army. More

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Female ranger screening in Hawaii builds stronger leaders

The air is thick and the heat unforgiving as a small group of female Soldiers cross the finish line during a 12-mile road march. This is not a typical road march. This is the final graded... more

Audacity, empathy keys to commander's leadership

Parker has been Picatinny Arsenal's Garrison Commander since June 2014. The garrison's mission is to provide installation capabilities and services that help to sustain a community where service... more

Army selects 31 female Soldiers to serve as observer/advisors for potential Ranger Assessment

The Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade selected 31 female Soldiers to serve as observers and advisors for a potential Ranger Course Assessment that would begin this spring. more

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At 106, local veteran ready for Veterans Day

At 106, local veteran ready for Veterans Day

Retired Lt. Col. Luta C. McGrath is older than the holiday she will commemorate Nov. 11, 2014, at Arlington National Cemetery, Va. more

First female South Korean soldiers earn coveted Expert Infantryman Badge

First female South Korean soldiers earn coveted Expert Infantryman Badge

Two Republic of Korea army soldiers were the first females to earn and wear the Expert Infantryman Badge, which was awarded to them at a graduation ceremony on Camp Casey, South Korea, Oct. 23, 2014. more

Active Army's longest serving enlisted female Soldier to retire

Active Army's longest serving enlisted female Soldier to retire

Command Sgt. Maj. Donna A. Brock is set to retire from the United States Army and transfer responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald C. Ecker in a ceremony at the United States Army Medical Command Headquarters (MEDCOM) in San Antonio on Oct. 24... more