Women Airforce Service Pilots
The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) was a paramilitary aviation organization. The WASP's predecessors, the Women's Flying Training Detachment (WFTD) and the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (W...
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María V. Martínez
Command Sergeant Major (CSM) María V. Martínez (born c. 1960) serves as Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Director of the Army Diversity Office in the Pentagon, Washington D.C.. Recipient of two Legion o...
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Aberdeen scandal
The Aberdeen Scandal was a military sex scandal in 1996 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, a United States Army base in Maryland. The Army brought charges against 12 commissioned and non-commissioned male of...
Selena M. Salcedo
Selena M. Salcedo was a United States Army soldier, who pleaded guilty to charges of dereliction of duty and assault in connection with the abuse of an Afghan prisoner, Dilawar, who later died.Salced...
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Barbara Lauwers
Barbara Lauwers (April 22, 1914 – August 16, 2009), later known as Barbara Lauwers Podoski, was a corporal in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) and won the Bronze Star after one of her operations led...
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Shoshana Johnson
Shoshana Nyree Johnson (born January 18, 1973) is a Panamanian-born former United States soldier, and the first African-American female prisoner of war in the military history of the United States. Jo...
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Ann Wright
Mary Ann Wright (born 1947) is a former United States Army colonel and retired U.S. State Department official, known for her outspoken opposition to the Iraq War. She received the State Department Awa...
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Jeannie Deakyne
Jeannie Deakyne née Panton is the winner of the Mrs. Texas International 2005 and Mrs. U.S. Beauties 2008 beauty pageants.
Deakyne was raised in Arlington, Texas. She graduated from Arlington High...
Lauretta Schimmoler
Lauretta M Schimmoler (September 17, 1900 Fort Jennings, Ohio - January 1981 Glendale, California) was an aviator who was the first woman in the United States to establish an airport in the United St...
Alyssa Peterson
Alyssa Renee Peterson (February 29, 1976 – September 15, 2003) was a United States Army soldier, with Arabic language certification, who served with C Company, 311th Military Intelligence Battal...
Joyce L. Stevens
Major General Joyce "Joy" Stevens is the first female general officer in the Texas Army National Guard. She was promoted to brigadier general on 14 July 2006 and has more recently been promoted to Maj...
Gale Pollock
Gale S. Pollock is a retired United States Army major general who served as the Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Army from October 2006 to March 2007, and also as chief of the Army Nurse Co...
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James Tiptree, Jr.
Alice Bradley Sheldon (August 24, 1915 – May 19, 1987) was an American science fiction author better known as James Tiptree, Jr., a pen name she used from 1967 to her death. From 1974 to 1977 th...
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Jane Holl Lute
Jane Holl Lute served as the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 through 2013, after having been confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 3, 2009. Previously, Lute was the United Nations Assi...
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Katie MacFarlane
Katie Macfarlane, (born Kathryn Ann Macfarlane on January 16, 1982) is a former American women's basketball player and a current U.S. Army intelligence officer. She is Army's women's basketball team's...
Kimberly Hampton
Kimberly Nicole Hampton (August 18, 1976 – January 2, 2004) was a Captain in the United States Army and the first female military pilot in United States history to be shot down and killed as a result ...
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Monica Lin Brown
Monica Lin Brown (born 24 May 1988) is a United States Army medic who became the first woman during War in Afghanistan and only the second woman since World War II to receive the Silver Star, the Unit...
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Ciara Durkin
Ciara M. Durkin (July 6, 1977 – September 28, 2007), Corporal, United States Army, was a Specialist with the Massachusetts National Guard who died while deployed in Afghanistan. A U.S. Army investigat...
Nadeane Walker
Nadeane Walker Anderson, known professionally by her maiden name, Nadeane Walker, (1921 – January 7, 2013) was an American journalist, foreign correspondent and former fashion editor for the Associate...
Rosetta Burke
Rosetta Y. Burke (born February 28, 1937) was the first female Assistant Adjutant General of New York State and of the Army National Guard.
She was named state director of the Selective Service Sy...
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Carmen Contreras-Bozak
Tech4 Carmen Contreras-Bozak,(born December 31, 1919) was the first Hispanic to serve in the U.S. Women's Army Corps (WAC) where she served as an interpreter and in numerous administrative positions.<...
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Oveta Culp Hobby
Oveta Culp Hobby (January 19, 1905 – August 16, 1995) was the first secretary of the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first director of the Women's Army Corps, and chairperson of the bo...
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