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I was a female Marine in the 70s

Back then we were called Women Marines, WMs or BAMs. We told ourselves that BAM stood for Beautiful American Marine, but we knew better. I was assigned a 0102 MOS as a Personnel Officer. 689 more words

Leadership Development

The Untold Story of Madame X

Agnes May Driscoll, née Meyer (July 24, 1889 – September 16, 1971, Leo/Athena), known by colleagues as Madame X or Miss Aggie. 1,966 more words

Womens History

West Point Women Reflect On Marines' Nude Photo Scandal

The recent scandal over Marines sharing nude photos of female Marines online hasn’t demoralized some women veterans. Two female West Point graduates from Florida refuse to let it overshadow… 655 more words

U.S. Army

Photo Scandal Hurts Effort To Change Marine Corps Culture


My colleague with the American Homefront Project, Jay Price,  reports on efforts to change the culture within the Marine Corps after revelations that hundreds of Marines shared lewd photos of women. 711 more words


Story 11: We asked Women Veterans, What's it Like to Travel While in the Military?

Featured Image: Tiffany McKeaney

We asked two women Veterans to answer questions about their time spent traveling during active service in the US Military. We had no idea what their responses would be and really appreciate that these women shared their experiences with us!  966 more words

Suits and Sunglasses at My Door…Again

If you’ve never had the FBI ring your doorbell, thank your lucky stars. I’ve met with them several times while being investigated and now I worry that they are going to seize my computer and flash drives, based on my Internet search history… 953 more words

KaLyn Cooper

Deployment Essentials

Those of you sisters in arms know that preparing for a deployment can be extremely stressful. I truly believe that the deployment tasking itself isn’t as stressful as getting here. 509 more words