Depictions of Army recruits commonly evoke images of recent high school graduates reciting the oath of enlistment, but recruits whose c
As the share of women veterans in the U.S. grows, they are seeking more access to sources of support during their transition to civilian life, a panel of experts said during a recent Rand Corp. webinar.
The House of Representatives has passed an amendment to the 2023 defense policy bill declaring it was a mistake to force women to leave the military during pregnancy.
More than a dozen Army veterans are being inducted into the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame recognizes women who have served in the Army or the armed forces and have “contributed extraordinary service,” according to the Army Women’s Foundation website.
The 2022 Hall of Fame class will be honored March 22 at a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The ceremony will be livestreamed on the foundation’s social media sites.
Decades after their trailblazing service, members of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, the first and only all-female, all-Black American battalion to deploy overseas during World War II, will receive the Congressional Gold Medal.
The “Six Triple Eight” Congressional Gold Medal Act was signed into law March 14 by President Joe Biden after the legislation was passed by the Senate and House of Representatives. A date has not been announced for presentation of the award, which must be designed and struck by the U.S. Mint.
The Military Women’s Memorial is asking women who have served in the Army to register the details of their service in the organization’s digital database.
Approaching its 25th anniversary, the Military Women’s Memorial is located at the gateway to Arlington National Cemetery, and it is the only national memorial that honors the service of military women.
But the growing database is an online platform that is accessible from anywhere in the world.
Support is growing to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, the first and only all-female, all-Black American battalion to deploy overseas during World War II.
Bills pending in the Senate and House call for honoring the women of the battalion, commonly known as the Six Triple Eight, for their pioneering service, devotion to duty and contributions to increase the morale of service members serving in the European theater during World War II.
The Association of the U.S. Army hosted four Army veterans who’ve gone beyond the call of service to make sure women’s voices—and their experiences on the front lines—are heard.
“The images of war have been those of men,” Diane Carlson Evans, a former captain in the Army Nurse Corps and founder of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial Project, said March 24 during a panel as part of AUSA’s Thought Leaders webinar series.
Four women, all of them authors and veterans, will discuss the experiences of women in the Army during a webinar hosted by the Association of the U.S. Army.
The event, part of the Thought Leaders series, will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern March 24. It is free, but registration is required here.
Mentorship, planning your career moves in advance and being a strong member of the team are some of the key factors in achieving a successful Army career, a panel of senior leaders said during a discussion on Army women hosted by the Association of the U.S. Army.
Women are freer than ever to pursue career opportunities in the Army, including in previously closed combat arms specialties, but the path to maximizing a career in the Army is the same for men and women, the panelists said.