Military Occupational Specialty

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Women have played a significant role in the military since the Civil War. They have served honorably throughout the years and many have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Currently, there are over 200,000 women serving in today’s military, many of which who serve alongside their male counterparts in combat operations all over the world. Just as male Soldiers have received orders and performed their duties, woman have also done so despite restrictions. In recent years, select combat related Military Occupational Specialty (MOS), such as Infantry, Armor and Field Artillery, have been opened to those women who qualify to serve in those positions. This change in policy was welcomed by some and opposed by others. However, with the advances in equal

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