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"Here am I. Send me!"

US Army Major Marie Rossi-Cayton was a CH-47D pilot serving in the First Gulf War.   She died on March 1, 1991, when the helicopter she was piloting flew into an unlit microwave tower the day after the Operation Desert Storm ceasefire had come into effect.   569 more words

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Nancy Wake: The SF White Mouse of WWII

Ms. Nancy Wake, An Australian born bad ass (sorry for the curse word, there is just no better adjective), was living in Marseille, France when Germany invaded in 1940.   128 more words

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Generals and the OLD BOYS’ CLUB

If you look up the top ten or best US generals, you will generally find the following names mentioned: George Washington (1732-99), Winfield Scott (1786-1866), Robert E. 390 more words

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Noor Inayat Khan; British Special Forces radio operator

Ms. Kahn, an Indian decent woman raised in France, school teacher and nurse, joined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force during WWII as a wireless radio operator. 101 more words

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Sage's Rage: #Wakanda meets #InternationalWomensDay

hands down my favorite part of the Black Panther movie was watching the Wakanda warriors.  viewing the fierceness of those goddesses gliding across the screen was pure magic.   83 more words

A new way to think about Special Forces

Since it can’t be decided in the United States whether women can be integrated into US Special Forces, I offer we copy an alternate solution being designed in Norway- … 139 more words

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We Have Always Fought: Changing the Women, Cattle & Slaves Narrative

By Kameron Hurley

I’m going to tell you a story about llamas. It will be like every other story you’ve ever heard about llamas: how they are covered in fine scales; how they eat their young if not raised properly; and how, at the end of their lives, they hurl themselves – lemming-like- over cliffs to drown in the surging sea. 163 more words

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