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Women’s History Month: 14 who helped pave way for integrated US Army

Women have played a vital role in forming the U.S. Army since 1775. From Molly Pitcher to those now serving, their accomplishments have shaped...

US Army approves first female officers for ground combat

The US Army said Friday it will commission 22 women as infantry and armor officers under historic new rules allowing females to serve in...

First Pakistani women paratroopers make history

Pakistan's first group of female paratroopers completed their training on Sunday, the military announced, hailing it as a "landmark achievement" for the deeply conservative...

Commander sees women in elite US special forces

The commander of US special operations said Tuesday he expects to see women in the elite commando forces now that the Pentagon is allowing...

First Air Force female four-star general confirmed

The Senate confirmed Air Force Lt. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger for promotion March 26, making her the first female four-star general in Air Force history. Wolfenbarger...

Army chief wants more women in Australian military

Australia's army chief has called for the recruitment of more women, gays and ethnic minorities in the military, saying the country's changing demographics make...

Army to open 6 jobs, combat battalion staff positions to women

The Army announced its intent today to open six occupational specialties and more than 13,000 positions to women. These six military occupational specialties, or MOSs,...

US Air Force announces first female four-star general nominee

President Barack Obama nominated Air Force Lt. Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger for promotion Feb. 6, which, pending Senate approval, would make her the first female...