POLITICS
05/04/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Holly Graf: The Rise And Fall Of A Female Captain Bligh

Women are so common in the upper ranks of the U.S. military these days that it's no longer news when they break through another barrier. Unfortunately, the latest benchmark isn't one to brag about: being booted as captain of a billion-dollar warship for "cruelty and maltreatment" of her 400-member crew.

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