The Evolving Roles of Women in the Military

February 7, 2014



The Evolving Roles of Women in the Military

February 7, 2014



Although the Department of Defense lifted the ban on women serving in combat roles just one year ago, women have been valuable members of the military since the American Revolution. Whether disguising themselves as men - as Deborah Sampson did during the Revolutionary War - or following their husbands to the outskirts of the battlefields to provide medical care and assistance, women have long been finding ways to serve their country during wartime.

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