11:45 am, May 24th | by Colette McIntyre
This Memorial Day weekend, be sure to set aside some time to specifically celebrate the courage and valor of our female veterans, women who bravely fought against enemy combatants and more ephemeral enemies like sexism and discrimination within their own ranks. In order to get you in the fighting spirit, we’ve rounded up seven of our favorite fictional military women. These women don’t sit around and wait to be saved — yes, those are guns in their pockets and no, they’re not happy to see you.
2:00 pm, May 26th | by Lilly ODonnell
The Gender Equality in Combat Act, introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), would require the DoD to set a date to lift all restrictions on women in combat.