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Women Combat

The Army Just Enlisted Its First Infantrywoman

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics

For the first time in history, a woman has enlisted in the infantry of the U.S. Army. Tammy Barnett, a 25-year-old police officer from Robeline, Louis...

Allen West Unleashes Sexist Rant, Wants To Keep Women Out Of Combat

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) believes women have no place in elite military units, he said Tuesday in a Facebook post accusing President Barack Oba...

'Big Gay' Activists Will Send Women Into Combat To Die, Says Pundit

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Bryan Fischer is on a big, anti-gay roll this week. After condemning the Boy Scouts of America for rethinking a longstanding policy barring gays f...

7 Latin American Countries That Allow Women Soldiers Into Combat

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2013 | Latino Voices

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made history this week when he removed the restriction on women fighting in combat in American wars. Many countries...

No Reason Women Soldiers Can't Handle Fear, Exhaustion, Exhilaration

David Wood | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics
David Wood

Tank loader and Marine rifleman are two of those jobs currently closed to women. Judging by my experience, at least, I see no reason why women couldn't do either. But it ain't easy.

Santorum Skeptical About Women In Combat

Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

Updated below: Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum expressed skepticism on Thursday about a recent decision by the Pentagon to open up ...