Women CAN Fight

Disher, Sharon
September 2006
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2006, Vol. 132 Issue 9, p12
Conference Proceeding
The article comments on the induction of women in the U.S. Naval Academy. Women were sworn in as midshipmen for the first time on July 6, 1976. It is, infact an accomplishment for the author to have been a part of its first class of women and serve the country, and have her son and daughter chosen, to serve the country. Today, women can serve in all communities except submarines and special forces. Michelle Howard was the first female Naval Academy graduate to be promoted to rear admiral.


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