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Rocking Women Army Rangers

This week, we had the historic first: Two women survived Ranger training.  I’ve obviously never been to Ranger training–nor would I have wanted to–but I knew people who went through it.  185 more words

Military

Aviation Advances Into the Special Forces

Who doesn’t know that Orville and Wilbur Wright are known as the father’s of the 1st airplane, whereupon they took the first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina? 1,253 more words

No Ordinary Graduation

Every year, a group of students reaches the top tier of their education, allowing them to graduate from one level to the next. And while this quite ordinary, a graduation ceremony that took place on August 21 was rather extraordinary. 247 more words

The Inspired Life

First for the military: Two women graduate from Army's elite Ranger School

FORT BENNING, Georgia — Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver made history Friday as the first two women to graduate from the U.S. Army’s elite Ranger School. 930 more words

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2 Women Set to Be First-Ever Female Graduates of Grueling US Army Ranger School

After completing weeks of grueling physical training across woods, mountains and swamplands, two women have made history: They will be the first to graduate from the Army’s exhausting Ranger School. 571 more words

Nation/World

First women to pass Ranger School recount milestone

FORT BENNING, Ga. — One of the first women to graduate from the Army’s grueling Ranger School says she hopes her success will go toward proving that women in the military are capable of doing the same jobs that men do. 830 more words

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Social Media Listening - A lesson by U.S. Army Ranger School

When is it appropriate to respond to trolls? And in what way?

This week I have been closely watching all the press surrounding the first two women ever to graduate from the U.S. 489 more words

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