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Women In The Military


Last updated 11/11/2019 at 3:41pm

In March of 1776, Abigail Adams wrote to her husband, John Adams, “I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors.” While Ms. Adams was writing about her husband’s and other men’s efforts to declare independence, the same sentiment could be applied today to all female veterans.

For most of our history, women were not allowed to participate in combat. That did not stop them from trying.

According to several websites, the first woman to fight for the U.S. was Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a male and joined the Conti...

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