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Gender Equality and Physical Fitness

Gender Equality and Physical Fitness Picture a squad on patrol. Each soldier has a full load of equipment, weighing between 25 and 40 pounds, depending on military specialty and weapon. The squad leader weighs 225, is in charge of directing the soldiers, completing the mission, communicating to higher. The medic, weighing 135, is responsible forContinue Reading “Gender Equality and Physical Fitness”


Facing the Fears of Women in Combat

As a female veteran I am often asked, “Do you think women should serve in combat?”.  What is my answer?  Yes, women should serve.  One of the biggest regrets I have is that my gender kept me from fully serving alongside my brothers in arms. I know what you’ll say, because it’s what everyone says:Continue Reading “Facing the Fears of Women in Combat”