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US Marine Female Engagement Team members wait for the signal to begin their patrol in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan in 2009. Photo credit: Julie Jacobson/AP

A Few Good Women

In August, two women graduated from the Army’s storied Ranger School. They demonstrated that physical strength, mental toughness, and leadership are not gender specific. They are found in exceptional men and women. Ranger School is considered the Army’s premier small unit leadership school. Only 3% of the Army has earned the Ranger Tab. Individual performance […]

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Meet the First Class of Women to Graduate From Army Ranger School

Two women have crossed rivers, scaled walls, and jumped over a gender barrier to make it through the U.S. Army’s toughest training program. In this article, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon captures just what this achievement means and marks a moment in watching policy transform into reality for those involved with then Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s […]

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