Latest Women in the military News

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...

Report: UK military failing to protect women from abuse

Jul. 25, 2021 07:32 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Around two-thirds of female veterans in the British armed forces have experienced bullying, harassment or discrimination in their careers, a parliamentary report said Sunday. The report also said that women who reported serious sexual offences are...