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Female soldiers assigned to the 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion conduct pre-mobilization training Aug. 10, 2012. The battalion deployed to Afghanistan in October 2012. (New York Army National Guard Courtesy photo)

Women will be able to fill 350 positions in the New York Army National Guard’s four combat battalions.
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U.S. Army Sgt. Alex Peyton, an agricultural specialist from Gothenburg, Neb.
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Today, both male and female soldiers wear body armor that has been designed for men. But the Army plans to field to women next summer a new type of body armor, designed for them, that will be shorter in the …
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Safety comes first for all members of the military, and that means even the more delicate areas of the body need protection from things like IEDs. ┬áBlast Boxers are becoming more and more commonplace as the military seeks ways to …
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