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Woman WWII Prisoner of War

Every time I hear about themed months or “firsts” (first woman this or that), it’s sad to see.  The first is that it seems to be the only way women get visibility for accomplishments and that we really should be beyond firsts … and still aren’t. 188 more words

Military

Honoring the American Heroine: The Story of Col. Oveta Culp Hobby

“Women who stepped up were measured as citizens of the nation, not as women…this was a people’s war and everyone was in it.”-Oveta Culp Hobby… 563 more words

Honoring the American Heroine: The Story of Maj. Wendy Buckingham

Throughout the month of March, The Purple Heart Foundation wants to use Women’s History Month as way to educate the public about women who have served in the military and those that are serving in the military today. 1,598 more words

A woman's battle

“The military needs women, and they need them to serve in different kinds of roles and different kinds of circumstances, including sending women to fight alongside men.

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History

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

Ole Girl

Let me
tell you something
ole girl
listen up;
you got this
all wrong…
I see
no room
for regret.
Things I think
make me weak… 412 more words

Wandering Around Without Roots

Women Who Sacrificed After the Vietnam War

Of the 265,000 women who served during Vietnam, nearly 10,000 military women served in-country during the conflict. Barred from combat, these women served in healthcare, communications, intelligence, and administrative positions. 561 more words

In Memory