Across the armed school pussy upskirt, women made up 16 percent of the active-duty military as of — by branch, that number ranged from 8. Their representation is small and growing only marginally — inwomen in uniform made up Despite being overlooked, servicewomen are forging new career paths for themselves and the next generation as they enter jobs that were once closed to them.
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Consider pioneers like Capt. Rosemary Marinerwho was one of the first female Navy pilots in the s and the first woman to lead a naval aviation squadron. She died in January from ovarian cancer, and her memory was honored last month with a flyover using all-female pilots.
Or First Lt. Marina A.
Hierlwho in became the first woman in the Marine Corps to command an infantry platoon. We left it to them whether to share their accomplishments, the challenges they faced or something unforgettable from their time in the military.