Two lawmakers introduced legislation that could in a matter of months require women to register for the draft.
Top leaders in the U.S. Army and Marine Corps said Tuesday that the draft should be opened up to women following the Defense Department’s decision to allow female service members into all combat jobs.
The Pentagon will announce Thursday that it will give female service members who are new mothers 12 weeks maternity leave.
A significant increase in the number of deaths in military helicopter crashes over the last year has led Marine commanders to probe whether budget cuts are endangering troops with their effects on maintenance and training.
The 12 Marines missing following a crash involving two U.S. military helicopters of the coast of Hawaii last Thursday are now considered deceased, the Marine Corps said.
A Republican congressman and former Marine officer renewed calls for Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to resign Tuesday, citing his attempt to forcibly gender-integrate the Marine Corps’ entry-level boot camp and Officer Candidate School.
A top general recently disputed the Obama administration’s claim that American forces are not in combat operations in the Middle East.
Current and future U.S. military leaders will face immense pressure to lower standards in the services in order to allow more women to serve in combat roles, a top general recently warned.
A Vietnam vet’s family gathered at a shooting range near their homes to celebrate his life and mourn his death through the majesty of coordinated shotgun blasts.