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Women in Combat Recruitment Poster - First Draft

Welcome back to another exciting blog post!  This week I was tasked with a creating a draft graphic collage of something meaningful to me.

This is my first try at a collage poster for recruiting women into the military. 435 more words

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Introducing Co-Blogger Courtney

Introduction- to Courtney
I realize through my struggles with PTSD that there are many ways combat veterans can be incarcerated. Jail and prison are just outward manifestations of what my soul and mind were already experiencing. 451 more words

A Light On PTSD

Women in Combat: Should They or Shouldn't They?

Women have been a part of the war fighting efforts since the Revolutionary war, treating the wounded, cooking for military camps, and providing laundry services to the men who fought. 231 more words

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Meet Pakistan’s first female commandos being trained to fight the Taliban

A new military training ground has been set up in Nowshera, Pakistan, where elite female commandos have been recruited to combat the Taliban. Defying tradition, especially in this ultra-conservative corner of northwest Pakistan, the fighters don black niqabs as they learn how to use automatic weapons including anti-tank and anti-aircraft launchers. 125 more words

Human And Civil Rights

3 myths about American women in combat

Despite increasing numbers of women fighting alongside men and dying in wars, myths persist about their role in combat. Here are three of the most common ones: 798 more words

Women's Rights

Memorial Day Post: Women in combat, it's just not natural

I saw a headline for a video “gone viral” (a term I despise by the way) ;) about a soldier who surpassed total exhaustion to achieve a goal. 347 more words