History of women in combat

Published On: Jan 24 2013 09:06:08 AM PST   Updated On: Jan 24 2013 09:37:15 AM PST

Women have played a role in major combats throughout history.

Women in Combat - Shannon Faulkner
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Shannon Faulkner, a South Carolina woman, made headlines in 1995 when she became the first female cadet to enter The Citadel. She voluntarily resigned after just one week, disappointing many women's groups, but The Citadel has graduated 205 female cadets since her admission.

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