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21, March 2017

Mighty Military Women

Women have participated in nearly every major war in this country starting as far back as the Civil War, when hundreds of women disguised themselves as men to serve as secret soldiers, and others nursed the wounded. Read more »

12, March 2010

Women Airforce Service Pilots Alight on Capitol Hill

On March 10, 2010, approximately 200 women pilots were honored on Capitol Hill with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor (along with the Presidential Medal of Freedom) given by Congress.

Nearly 70 years after the war, these women, among the surviving members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), are being recognized for their service during World War II. During the war, the women, under direction of the U.S. Read more »