Latest Women in the military News

Male nominees to service academies outnumber women 3 to 1

Jul. 23, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The percentage of female students nominated by members of Congress for admission to U.S. service academies has been rising, but men are still put forward nearly three times as often as women, according to an analysis released Tuesday. A nomination from a federal lawmaker is required...

Correction: Military-Hyperfit Women story

Jul. 22, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

ARMY SOLDIER SYSTEMS CENTER, Mass. (AP) — In a story July 21 about a U.S. military study of "hyperfit" women, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a vo2 Max score measures how many millimeters of oxygen are used per kilogram of body weight per minute. It measures milliliters used. A corrected...