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By Martha Lockwood, Defense Media Activity From www.defense.gov FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – The Air Force’s acceptance of women into the force dates back to long before the first “Women’s History Week” celebration in 1978. In 1942, the U.S. Army Air …
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From www.history.navy.mil Women have served in the United States Navy for over one hundred years. Today, there are over fifty thousand women serving on active duty in an array of challenging ratings or careers.  Regardless of career choice or pay grade, female …
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By Martha Lockwood, www.af.mil Defense Media Activity FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – Editor’s Note: This article is the second in a three-part series commemorating Women’s History Month. This story deals with the contributions women made to the Air Force during the years following World War …
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By DoDLive March is Women’s History Month.  We honor the service and sacrifice of the women not just in our military, but throughout our nation’s history.  In this edition of DoDLive’s Profiles in Heritage, four former Women Accepted for Volunteer …
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From DMA Navy “When I’m getting ready to dive I’m nervous, I’m excited, my heart starts racing and I just hope the weather and water is cooperating with us,” said Chief Petty Officer Lynn Rodriguez. Rodriguez is a Navy construction …
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