I was in the Corps at Texas A&M and took a lot of shit from a lot of male cadets. Seemed that they didn’t think women could handle being in the Corps or military. Of course I made it my goal to prove them wrong.
That’s why these two headlines are so sweet:
Badass 63-Year-Old Woman Powerlifter Takes Home Gold at First Competition
WashingtonPost: Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta plans to announce Thursday a lifting of the ban on female service members in combat roles, a watershed policy change that was informed by women’s valor in Iraq and Afghanistan and that removes the remaining barrier to a fully inclusive military, defense officials said.