Women in the Army

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Women Serving Around the World
2LT Cynthia Peters, maintenance officer, 6th Squadron, 8th Cav Regiment, interacts with a local Iraqi girl during a women’s social gathering in Hawrajah. (Feb 08)

2LT Cynthia Peters, maintenance officer, 6th Squadron, 8th Cav Regiment, interacts with a local Iraqi girl during a women’s social gathering in Hawrajah. (Feb 08)

2LT Tammy Landing, a civil affairs specialist attached to 4th Bn, 25th Artillery Regiment, hands out humanitarian aid to Afghan school girls.  (Mar 07)

2LT Tammy Landing, a civil affairs specialist attached to 4th Bn, 25th Artillery Regiment, hands out humanitarian aid to Afghan school girls. (Mar 07)

Blackjack Brigade women answer the call to duty - 32 female Soldiers from different 2nd BCT units were attached to Co D,  4th Squadron, 9th Cav Regiment, to serve as  searchers to help secure the “Green Zone” of Baghdad. (Nov 06)

Blackjack Brigade women answer the call to duty - 32 female Soldiers from different 2nd BCT units were attached to Co D, 4th Squadron, 9th Cav Regiment, to serve as searchers to help secure the “Green Zone” of Baghdad. (Nov 06)

Army Soldier carries wounded Iraqi child

Army Soldier carries wounded Iraqi child

Cadet Elizabeth Slabaugh of Western Michigan University prepares for Ranger Challenge at Camp Atterbury, IN.  (Oct 07)

Cadet Elizabeth Slabaugh of Western Michigan University prepares for Ranger Challenge at Camp Atterbury, IN. (Oct 07)

Cadet Erin Fahey, of Western Michigan University, crosses a stream as part of Ranger Challenge at Camp Atterbury, IN. (Oct 07)

Cadet Erin Fahey, of Western Michigan University, crosses a stream as part of Ranger Challenge at Camp Atterbury, IN. (Oct 07)

CPT Emily Nay executes a penalty kick for the U.S. Army women’s team during the Military World Games in India.  (Oct 07)

CPT Emily Nay executes a penalty kick for the U.S. Army women’s team during the Military World Games in India. (Oct 07)

Physician (CPT) Jody Brown, C Co, 225th BCT, 25th ID, prescribes medication to a patient during a combined medical outreach program in Bata, Iraq.  (Mar 08)

Physician (CPT) Jody Brown, C Co, 225th BCT, 25th ID, prescribes medication to a patient during a combined medical outreach program in Bata, Iraq. (Mar 08)

Assistant head nurse for Walter Reed AMC ICU, CPT Rachel Park, talks with Mary Jane Bolles Reed after Ms. Reed accepted the Silver Star on behalf of her late mother, Linnie Leckrone, an Army nurse who was one of the first women awarded the Silver Star.

Assistant head nurse for Walter Reed AMC ICU, CPT Rachel Park, talks with Mary Jane Bolles Reed after Ms. Reed accepted the Silver Star on behalf of her late mother, Linnie Leckrone, an Army nurse who was one of the first women awarded the Silver Star.

CPT Therese Kreutzberg gives deworming medication to a dog during a veterinarian civic assistance program in Majuro, Marshall Islands.

CPT Therese Kreutzberg gives deworming medication to a dog during a veterinarian civic assistance program in Majuro, Marshall Islands.

CSM Cynthia Graham, 181st Trans Bn, steps in to help her Soldiers load transport trailers.  (Feb 2006)

CSM Cynthia Graham, 181st Trans Bn, steps in to help her Soldiers load transport trailers. (Feb 2006)

SGT Heather Johnson was the first woman selected to serve as a sentinel for the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.  (1996).

SGT Heather Johnson was the first woman selected to serve as a sentinel for the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. (1996).

LTC Elizabeth Largeman reads a book to children waiting to receive medical treatment during a civil action project in Djibouti.

LTC Elizabeth Largeman reads a book to children waiting to receive medical treatment during a civil action project in Djibouti.

1st Cav Staff Judge Advocate, LTC Holly Cook, speaks about the importance of women during a Women’s History Month Celebration at Camp Taji, Iraq. (Mar 07)

1st Cav Staff Judge Advocate, LTC Holly Cook, speaks about the importance of women during a Women’s History Month Celebration at Camp Taji, Iraq. (Mar 07)

Dr. (LTC) Margret Merino, 2nd BCT, 1st Cav Div, examines a patient during medical operations in central Baghdad. (Mar 07)

Dr. (LTC) Margret Merino, 2nd BCT, 1st Cav Div, examines a patient during medical operations in central Baghdad. (Mar 07)

LTC Mary Henry speaks during the Multi-National Division-Baghdad Women’s History Month celebration.  (Mar 08)

LTC Mary Henry speaks during the Multi-National Division-Baghdad Women’s History Month celebration. (Mar 08)

MAJ Becky Morris, commander C Co, 486th Civil Affairs, shows local Ugandan children a photo she took of them.

MAJ Becky Morris, commander C Co, 486th Civil Affairs, shows local Ugandan children a photo she took of them.

Officer Candidate Alicia Ingoglia knocks out another pull-up before entering the dining facility during OCS at Fort Benning. (Apr 08)

Officer Candidate Alicia Ingoglia knocks out another pull-up before entering the dining facility during OCS at Fort Benning. (Apr 08)

Officer Candidate Jiyou White completes one of many obstacles during OCS at Fort Benning. (Apr 08)

Officer Candidate Jiyou White completes one of many obstacles during OCS at Fort Benning. (Apr 08)

PFC Ashley Denson, a medic with C Co, 82nd BSB, provides convoy security in Samarra, Iraq. (Feb 07)

PFC Ashley Denson, a medic with C Co, 82nd BSB, provides convoy security in Samarra, Iraq. (Feb 07)

PFC Thornton, 115th Brigade Support Bn, takes the blood pressure of a local farmer during medical operations in Hor Al Bosh, Iraq. (Jul 07)

PFC Thornton, 115th Brigade Support Bn, takes the blood pressure of a local farmer during medical operations in Hor Al Bosh, Iraq. (Jul 07)

PVT Marissa Llerena, 344th MI Bn, steadies her rifle during training exercises at Goodfellow AFB, TX.

PVT Marissa Llerena, 344th MI Bn, steadies her rifle during training exercises at Goodfellow AFB, TX.

SFC Michelle Shimps and 1LT April Perrimon-Mills, nurses with 339th and 48th Combat Surgical Hospitals respectively, clean a newborn girl at Saint Teresa Regional Hospital, Honduras, during a joint nation, joint forces exercise.

SFC Michelle Shimps and 1LT April Perrimon-Mills, nurses with 339th and 48th Combat Surgical Hospitals respectively, clean a newborn girl at Saint Teresa Regional Hospital, Honduras, during a joint nation, joint forces exercise.

SGT Calista Walker promotes her twin sister, SGT Cassandra Walker, in a 1 Feb 08 ceremony in Afghanistan. Both are assigned to the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, but serve in different locations.

SGT Calista Walker promotes her twin sister, SGT Cassandra Walker, in a 1 Feb 08 ceremony in Afghanistan. Both are assigned to the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, but serve in different locations.

SGT Gwendolyn Jackson-Edwards, a medic with 354th Civil Affairs Bde, treats a five month old baby during an Apr 08 medical civil action project in Djibouti.

SGT Gwendolyn Jackson-Edwards, a medic with 354th Civil Affairs Bde, treats a five month old baby during an Apr 08 medical civil action project in Djibouti.

SGT Heather Slater, 367th MP Co, shows an Afghan boy how to use crayons and a coloring book at an Egyptian hospital.  Several members of the unit visit the hospital weekly.

SGT Heather Slater, 367th MP Co, shows an Afghan boy how to use crayons and a coloring book at an Egyptian hospital. Several members of the unit visit the hospital weekly.

SGT Jennifer Peters, 186th MP CO, Iowa ARNG, provides security during military operations on urban terrain (MOUT) as part of mobilization training.

SGT Jennifer Peters, 186th MP CO, Iowa ARNG, provides security during military operations on urban terrain (MOUT) as part of mobilization training.

SGT Jodi Stone, explosive detector dog handler, holds “Bingo” steady.

SGT Jodi Stone, explosive detector dog handler, holds “Bingo” steady.

SPC Amanda Alward plays with a Pilipino boy at the Talon-Talon orphanage in Zamboanga, Philippines.

SPC Amanda Alward plays with a Pilipino boy at the Talon-Talon orphanage in Zamboanga, Philippines.

SPC Amanda Landers, one of the first two female Avenger crewmembers, an opportunity arising when the Avenger ADA system replaced the Bradley Linebacker system.

SPC Amanda Landers, one of the first two female Avenger crewmembers, an opportunity arising when the Avenger ADA system replaced the Bradley Linebacker system.

SPC Amy Rodgers performs maintenance on a vehicle at a patrol base in As Sadah, Iraq.  SPC Rodgers is part of C Co, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cav Regt, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division.

SPC Amy Rodgers performs maintenance on a vehicle at a patrol base in As Sadah, Iraq. SPC Rodgers is part of C Co, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cav Regt, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division.

SPC Jennie Baez, 47th Support Bn, provides security during operations in Al Anbar province in Iraq.

SPC Jennie Baez, 47th Support Bn, provides security during operations in Al Anbar province in Iraq.

SPC Megan Scott, a medic with 4005th Army Hospital, takes inventory of a field ambulance while providing support at a school renovation site in Honduras.

SPC Megan Scott, a medic with 4005th Army Hospital, takes inventory of a field ambulance while providing support at a school renovation site in Honduras.

SPC Rebecca Buck, a medic with HHC, 2nd BCT, 25th ID provides perimeter security outside an Iraqi police station in Tarmiya Province.

SPC Rebecca Buck, a medic with HHC, 2nd BCT, 25th ID provides perimeter security outside an Iraqi police station in Tarmiya Province.

SPC Sorimar Perez, one of the first two female Avenger crewmembers, an opportunity arising when the Avenger ADA system replaced the Bradley Linebacker system.

SPC Sorimar Perez, one of the first two female Avenger crewmembers, an opportunity arising when the Avenger ADA system replaced the Bradley Linebacker system.

SPC Teri McMurray, a medic with the 4005th Army Hospital, plays soccer with local children at a school renovation site in La Mesas, Honduras.

SPC Teri McMurray, a medic with the 4005th Army Hospital, plays soccer with local children at a school renovation site in La Mesas, Honduras.

SPC Zenna Boyd, combat engineer with the 389th Engineering Co, reads a level during a school renovation project in La Granja, Honduras.

SPC Zenna Boyd, combat engineer with the 389th Engineering Co, reads a level during a school renovation project in La Granja, Honduras.

SSG Tracey Francis, team medic with JTF Bravo civil military operations, plays with children at Carlos Sanchez School in La Paz, Honduras.

SSG Tracey Francis, team medic with JTF Bravo civil military operations, plays with children at Carlos Sanchez School in La Paz, Honduras.

Women veterans watch a helicopter flyover during the 10th anniversary of the Women’s Memorial dedication in Arlington, VA.

Women veterans watch a helicopter flyover during the 10th anniversary of the Women’s Memorial dedication in Arlington, VA.

Female Soldiers of 3rd Bde Special Troops Bn, 25th ID, celebrate 2007 Women’s History month at FOB Warrior, Kirkuk, Iraq.

Female Soldiers of 3rd Bde Special Troops Bn, 25th ID, celebrate 2007 Women’s History month at FOB Warrior, Kirkuk, Iraq.