General to make History as US Army’s 1st Female Infantry Division Commander

Brigadier General Laura Yeager, the first female to command a US Army Infantry division. Read More

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Outlining Leadership Success Strategies of US Army Women General Officers

“ON 23 JULY 2008, Army Lieutenant General (LTG) Ann E. Dunwoody was confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of general (four stars). This promotion is historically groundbreaking because Dunwoody is the first woman in the U.S. military to attain the rank of general.” (Doll, 2008, p.77). Reference Doll., Y. (2008) Leadership… Read More

Does Repeat Chlamydia Diagnoses Increase the Hazard of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease among US Army Women?

Research Paper Title Repeat Chlamydia Diagnoses Increase the Hazard of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease among US Army Women: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis. Background In the US military, chlamydia is the mostly commonly diagnosed bacterial sexually transmitted infection and the rates of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) have remained high since the early 2000s. Methods The relationship between… Read More

The RAF’s First Ever Female Air Marshal

In February 2019, the Royal Air Force (RAF) announced it had appointed an engineer to become it first ever female Air Marshal, a three-star Commander (OF-8). Sue Gray has become the most senior female military officer in the British Armed Forces, taking up the role of Director General of the Defence Safety Authority (DSA). In… Read More

First Female Soldier to Pass the US Army’s Special Forces Assessment & Selection (SFAS) Course

In November 2018, a female soldier successfully completed the US Army’s initial Special Forces Assessment and Selection (SFAS) course (Myers, 2018). Several women have attempted the 24-day programme, which is part of the Special Forces selection and training pipeline, since then, but none have made it to the next round. The female soldier will eventually… Read More

Does the Hazard of Chlamydia Increase with the Number of Gonorrhea Diagnoses?

Research Paper Title Does the Hazard of Chlamydia Increase with the Number of Gonorrhea Diagnoses? A Large Population-Based Study Among U.S. Army Women. Background In the U.S. military, chlamydia and gonorrhoea are common sexually transmitted infections, especially among female service members. The aim of this study was to determine whether the number of gonorrhoea diagnoses… Read More

First Female Soldier to Successfully Complete the US Army’s Special Forces Assessment & Selection (SFAS) Course

A female soldier has made history by successfully completing the United States (US) Army’s Special Forces Assessment and Selection (SFAS) course (Folley, 2018). Although several women have attempted to complete the US Army’s Special Forces (aka Green Beret’s) selection process since January 2016, this female soldier is the first to graduate from SFAS. The female… Read More