Brave Women in the Armed Forces of the World

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    U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Noelle Thomas, an intelligence specialist with II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF) Support Battalion, II MEF Information Group, poses for an environmental photo with a painting she created honoring her great uncle who served during World War II at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 8, 2019. She was recently selected as the unit’s Motivator of the Week. According to her leadership, Thomas has the drive, passion and leadership skills that makes the unit a success. “As a leader, you have to push yourself to be the best Marine you can be so you can lead by example. Standards are the minimum,” said Thomas. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Stephen Campbell)

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    Airmen from the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron simulate life-saving procedures to a training dummy onboard a KC-135 Stratotanker during an exercise Oct. 8th, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th AES deploys and operates elements of a theater aeromedical evacuation system capable of worldwide taskings. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Matthew Seefeldt)

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    NAVAL HOSPITAL BREMERTON, Wash., (Oct. 15, 2019) Lt. Renee Mimbela, a Navy nurse assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), middle, talks with Sailors assigned within Navy Region Northwest during a Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECP) meet-and-greet Oct. 15, 2019. MECP is a pathway to commission in the Navy Nurse Corps and is available to enlisted active duty Sailors and Marines, giving those selected an opportunity to earn an entry-level bachelor’s degree in nursing. NHB supports more than 60,000 military families in West Puget Sound, shaping military medicine through training, mentoring and research to ensure a ready medical force and operationally ready force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan Riley/Released)
     
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    Chief Master Sgt. Charles Hoffman, command chief of Air Force Global Strike Command, speaks with Team Minot members at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, July 24, 2019. Hoffman shared many life experiences and career advice with the Airmen he spoke to at Minot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airmen 1st Class Josh W. Strickland)

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    NAVAL HOSPITAL BREMERTON, Wash., (Oct. 15, 2019) Lt. Cmdr. Candice Kline, a Navy nurse assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), left, talks with Airman Darcie Perez, assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), during a Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECP) meet-and-greet Oct. 15, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan Riley/Released)

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    U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nikita Duscher, a food service specialist with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172, participates in a pepper eating competition at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 27, 2019. The competition was part of the inaugural Ultimate Battle and Fear Factor Challenge held by the Single Marine Program to uplift unit morale and promote unit cohesion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Savannah Mesimer)

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    FORT BENNING, Ga. – Pfc. Samantha Roden, 905th Military Working Dog Detachment at Fort Knox, Kentucky, alongside her military working dog Tina, receives a brief before helicopter familiarization training. Fifteen military working dog teams from across the U.S. Army and the Connecticut Army National Guard performed training June 17, 2019, at Fort Benning here in preparation of deployment. Military working dog teams are used in garrison and combat support missions, including area security, movement and mobility support operations; law and order; and force protection, including narcotic, human, landmine, firearm, ammunition and explosive detection. (U.S. Army photo by Markeith Horace, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs)

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    Petty Officer 1st Class Dezaray Kuemmerle, a yeoman aboard Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755), stands in formation with the ship’s other first class petty officers during a ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of the combat death of the cutter’s namesake, Signalman 1st Class Douglas Munro on Sept. 27, 2019. Munro, the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient, was killed by enemy fire while evacuating beleaguered Marines from the beaches of Guadalcanal during World War II. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer John Masson.
     
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    U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Ashton Kang, assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), plays with a boy during a community relations event in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, Oct. 6, 2019. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at a temporary medical treatment site, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems, including those strained by an increase in cross-border migrants. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maria G. Llanos)

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    U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Althea Matteson, a nurse assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), takes the vitals of a St. Kitts girl at a temporary medical treatment site in St. Kitts and Nevis Oct. 06, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brendan Fitzgerald)

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    U.S. Navy Lt. J.g. Laura Dormans collects shells with a child during a community relations event at Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, Oct. 6, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Danny Ray Nuñez Jr.)

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    PENSACOLA, Fla. (October 7, 2019) Sailors attending information warfare courses at Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station prepare to fall into formation onboard Naval Aviation Station Pensacola Corry Station, Pensacola, Florida. These Sailors are just some of the many thousands training and preparing to defend America around the world as information warfare warfighters. IWTC Corry Station is a part of the Center for Information Warfare Training, and with four schoolhouse commands, two detachments, and training sites throughout the United States and Japan, CIWT is recognized as Naval Education and Training Command's top learning center for the past three years. Training over 20,000 students every year, CIWT delivers trained information warfare professionals to the Navy and joint services. CIWT also offers more than 200 courses for cryptologic technicians, intelligence specialists, information systems technicians, electronics technicians, and officers in the information warfare community. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Neo B. Greene III/Released)

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    Airmen assigned to the 7th Intelligence Squadron held a Combat Dining In April 5, 2019, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gerald R. Willis)
     
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    ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 9, 2019) Yeoman 2nd Class Chantel Madarang, from San Leandro, California, participates in paint night aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).IKE, with embarked Carrier Air Wing 3, is underway conducting the Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA) and Final Evaluation Problem (FEP) as part of the basic phase of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sophie A. Pinkham)

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    ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 9, 2019) Culinary Specialist Seaman Amina Garcia, Harlingen, Texas, participates in paint night aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sophie A. Pinkham)

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    Maj. Monica Riggs, 18th Air Refueling Squadron chief pilot, flys a KC-135 Stratotanker during an 'unmanned' flight, April 9, 2019. Riggs was part of a five-person, all-female aircrew. During the flight, the crew performed air refueling for F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 54th Fighter Squadron out of Holloman Air Force Base, N. M. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)

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    Maj. Suzanne Crespo Valentin, 18th Air Refueling Squadron pilot, flys a KC-135 Stratotanker during an 'unmanned' flight, April 9, 2019. Valentin was part of a five-person, all-female aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)


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    Pfc. Rebekah Rodriguez, a combat medic specialist assigned to the 108th Area Support Medical Company, 213th Regional Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, checks the controls of an M-997A2 Four Litter Ambulance with the help of an instructor during training at the Sustainment Training Center (STC) at Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston, Iowa Aug. 5, 2019. Rodriguez was learning how to properly perform preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS) on a vehicle that will be used during the field training exercise (FTX) of her annual training. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class HollyAnn Nicom)
     
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    JORDAN (Aug. 7, 2019) U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Katherine Vergara, left, assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Female Engagement Team, gives a member of the Jordan Armed Forces Quick Reaction Force Female Engagement Team an 11th MEU patch during the closing ceremony of a training exchange. The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and 11th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Danielle A. Baker/Released)

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    JORDAN (Aug. 7, 2019) Members of the Jordan Armed Forces Quick Reaction Force Female Engagement Team observe the closing ceremony of the training exchange with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Female Engagement Team. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Danielle A. Baker/Released)

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    JORDAN (Aug. 7, 2019) A linguist translates questions during a group discussion between the Jordan Armed Forces Quick Reaction Force Female Engagement Team and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Female Engagement Team. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Danielle A. Baker/Released)

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    JORDAN (Aug. 7, 2019) A member of the Jordan Armed Forces Quick Reaction Force Female Engagement Team gives a patch to U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Alisha Taylor, assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Female Engagement Team, during the closing ceremony of a training exchange. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Danielle A. Baker/Released)

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    JORDAN (Aug. 7, 2019) A member of the Jordan Armed Forces Quick Reaction Force Female Engagement Team takes a selfie with U.S. Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Female Engagement Team during the closing ceremony of a subject matter expert exchange. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Danielle A. Baker/Released)
     
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    Senior Airman Autumn Rosado, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics technician, takes a knee on the flightline in front of a B-1B Lancer aircraft at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 18, 2019. Rosado recently started an after-duty trade as a tattoo artist. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman River Bruce)

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    Senior Airman Autumn Rosado, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics technician, works on a panel in a B-1B Lancer aircraft at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 18, 2019. The avionics flight is accountable for the radar systems, flight controls and indicators in the B-1. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman River Bruce)

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    Senior Airman Autumn Rosado, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics technician, left, starts a tattoo on Bailey Johns, Abilene resident, at Sacred Art tattoo shop in Abilene, Texas, Sept. 19, 2019. Rosado works her days on the flightline at Dyess Air Force Base, TX, but uses her free time for her passion, tattooing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman River Bruce)

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    Senior Airman Autumn Rosado, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics technician, smiles at Sacred Art tattoo shop in Abilene, Texas, Sept. 19, 2019. Rosado is a part-time tattoo artist and a full-time Airman at Dyess Air Force Base, TX. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman River Bruce)

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    Yes, women have contributed greatly to the Armed Forces of all countries, and we are thankful for that BUT don't put them in combat units/harms way.
     
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    All military duty is dangerous my friend, and while I absolutely and enthusiastically agree with YOU!, sadly that bridge has already been crossed....

    But I agree that certain duties should remain a "mans job"!
     
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    A color guard comprising of sailors from the Nimitz-Class Aircraft Carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) presents the colors during the National Anthem at a women’s soccer game at Old Dominion University. The soccer game was held in conjunction with Fleet Week Hampton Roads. (US Navy Photo by Max Lonzanida/Released).

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    U.S. Marines show off their skills in a choreographic, community line dance during Rocktoberfest at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina, Oct. 17, 2019. Festgoers kept entertained with the music stylings of DJ Big Mike Saunders as a prelude to live performances from Adelitas Way and Candlebox. [Note: Rocktoberfest is a local adaptation of the German cultural Ocktoberfest, in which large quantities of beer are consumed. The locally adapted celebration does not constitute an endorsement for alcohol or substance abuse. Festgoers were encouraged and supported in the effort to drink responsibly.] (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Michael Neuenhoff)

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    Maj. Gen. John R. Evans, Jr, Commanding General, Fort Knox and U.S. Army Cadet Command, hands 1st Sgt. Tammy Belcher, 1st Sgt, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st TSC a diploma during the Fort Knox Army Education Center College Graduation Ceremony at Waybur Theater, Oct, 17, 2019 on Fort Knox, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Nahjier Williams)

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    OAK HARBOR, Wash. (Oct. 17, 2019) Rear Adm. Peter Garvin, commander, Patrol Reconnaissance Group, poses for a picture with Sailors of the Patrol Squadron (VP) 46 administration department during a tour of the squadron’s spaces. VP-46 has recently returned from deployment in the U.S. 5th Fleet and U.S. 7th Fleet areas of operations and is making preparations to transition from the P-3C platform to the P-8A Poseidon. (U.S. Navy photo by Naval Aircrewman (Operator) 3rd Class Victoria Ruzzo /Released)

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    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Oct. 15, 2019) Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Samantha Blake, from 9 Mile Falls, Washington, assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) combat systems department, assesses a simulated casualty during a medical response training evolution. Ford is currently undergoing its post-shakedown availability at Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Zack Guth)
     
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    Sometimes the fight comes to them. It can't be help, women needs to know and trained as hard and as their male counterparts in order to deal with any surprising combat situations.
     

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