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Honoring Servicewomen on Memorial Day

American women became a permanent part of the U.S. military in 1948 when President Harry Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act. Prior to that, when the country was not at war, women could only serve in the Army or Navy nurse corps. 205 more words

Sex assault victims in military often given improper discharges for filing complaints, report says

Sexual assault victims in the United States military have been given improper discharges as punishment for the assaults, according to allegations in a report released Thursday from Human Rights Watch. 261 more words

Politics And Government

Fierce Lives Matter

I am a graduate of the mighty class of 1999 from the United States Naval Academy.   While I was there, I was horrible. I was a lousy student.  1,509 more words

Social Issues

West Point decides against punishment for women cadets raising fists in viral pic

The United States Military Academy at West Point announced on Tuesday that it would not take punitive action against 16 female cadets over a controversial photo they appeared in that was posted on social media. 187 more words

Internet Culture

Women Wearing Hats: Celebrating Margaret Corbin

A heroine of the American Revolution, Margaret Corbin was the first woman to take a soldier’s part in the fight for independence.  She saw action during the… 1,191 more words

SFC Monica J Primus U.S. Army (1988-2010)

Read the service reflections of US Army Soldier:

SFC Monica J Primus

U.S. Army

(1988-2010)

Shadow Box: http://army.togetherweserved.com/bio/Monica.Primus

PLEASE DESCRIBE WHO OR WHAT INFLUENCED YOUR DECISION TO JOIN THE ARMY? 3,248 more words