Another ceiling has been broken. The “brass ceiling” is a term used to describe the male-dominated U.S. military. Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense, recently announced that women would be allowed to serve in combat roles. Ironically, over 152 women have died serving their country in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Check out the MVCC catalog for a historical perspective on this topic.
The MVCC Databases are a great source for current information on women and combat.