Latest Women in the military News

Bill would address higher military uniform prices for women

Oct. 24, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire said she has introduced a bill to address a so-called “pink tax” in the military, a reference to the higher prices women service members often pay for their uniforms. Hassan, a Democrat, and Republican...

VMI, Citadel have women commanders for cadets for 1st time

Oct. 02, 2021 10:21 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two state military colleges in the South are celebrating a historic moment outside a football game in South Carolina. The corps of cadets at both The Citadel in South Carolina and the Virginia Military Institute are being commanded by women. ...

Indian court allows women to apply to defense academy

Sep. 22, 2021 11:07 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that women will be able to take the entrance examination for the national defense academy in November for the first time, opening the way for them to become full-time officers. The court turned down a...