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On May 14, 1942, Congress approved the creation of a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC).
On June 12, 1948 President Harry S. Truman signed into law the Women's Armed Services Integration Act that permitted women in the Regular Army and the Organized Reserve Corps.

Women in the military - Wikipedia

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For over 3,000 years in a large number of cultures and nations, women have played many roles .... In the years 1990 and 1991 some 40,000 American military women were deployed during the Gulf War ope...

Time Line: Women in the U.S. Military

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Many serve in military camps as laundresses, cooks, and nurses but only with permission from the commanding officers and only if they proved they were helpful. ... 1917–1918 During last two years of World War I, women are allowed to join ...

A History of Women in the U.S. Military - Infoplease

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When they were accepted into the military, women were given auxiliary roles. ... During World War I, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps allowed women to enlist.

Women in the US Military - Questions and Answers

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They were called to serve with each ... presence of women military nurses.

Women in the US Military - 1960s

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Their careers were further limited because women were allowed few promotion ... In 1967, after years of debate within the military and pressure from various ...

Women in Combat: History and Future | The Military Law Task Force

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Women served in the military since the Revolutionary War, when they worked as ... that women who are serving in combat zones were denied recognition that would ... If women are officially allowed in combat and have a greater opportunity to ...

Women in the U.S. Army | The United States Army

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In later years, Congress recognized Sampson's claims as a Revolutionary Soldier by granting ... Women were forced to adapt to the vast social changes affecting the nation, and their ability .... More than 35,000 American women served in the military during World War I. ..... WACs allowed to serve in the Army National Guard.

carter-telling-military-open-all-combat-jobs-women - Military Times

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Dec 3, 2015 ... In effect, Carter's decision will open to women about 220,000 jobs in all, ... recruits — will be allowed to serve in any military job for which they ... "I believe that we could, in the implementation process, address the issues that were raised ," ... So far this year, three female soldiers completed the p...

History Women Military - Sisters In Arms | Sisters In Arms

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Women in the military have a history that extends over 400 years into the past ... Aid Detachment were all started before World War I. The VADs were not allowed  ...