History of women in combat

Published On: Jan 24 2013 09:06:08 AM PST   Updated On: Jan 24 2013 01:19:59 PM PST

Women have played a role in major combats throughout history.

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By the 1970s, women began taking on more leadership roles in the military. Along came the first woman to wear two stars, the first to serve as chaplain, the first to fly a helicopter and the first to complete naval flight school.

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