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  1. Should women serve in combat? Army chief considers the ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Alabama Live

    In this April 25, 2015, photo, Capt. Kristen Griest, right, talks to another soldier as she waits at Lawson Airfield for the Airborne Assault exercise to begin during U.S. Army's Ranger School at Fort Benning, Ga.

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  2. Graduation day: Army's first female Rangers earn their tabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Christian Science Monitor

    In a ceremony Friday at Fort Benning, Ga, 1st Lt. Shaye Haver and Capt. Kristen Griest became the first women ever to graduate from the Army's elite Ranger School.

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  3. What combat roles for women?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Capitol Hill Blue

    ... he is leaning. "Right now I would call myself right on the line," he said in the interview while flying to Fort Benning to attend an Army Ranger School graduation that included the first women ever to pass the rigorous Ranger training course. After ...

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  4. In Army first, 2 female soldiers earn elite Ranger tabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Washington Post

    ... restrictions on women will likely be evident soon. Gen. Mark A. Milley, the Army's new chief of staff, flew to Fort Benning to attend the graduation ceremony. He said he is proud of all the Rangers who completed the course and appreciates the ...

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  5. National Briefs: Graduation for 2 female RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Army leadership course. Maj. Gen. Scott Miller was the keynote speaker at the ceremony at Victory Pond at Fort Benning. The two women were part of a class of 96 students that had to deal not only with the strict standards and the unprecedented media ...

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  6. Ranger School officer takes to Facebook to address rumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Ranger School. Hathaway is the executive officer for the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade headquartered at Fort Benning. He went to social media Wednesday and outlined what happened from his inside view of the more than four months of training ...

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  7. Ups and downsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Houston Chronicle

    In this April 26, 2015, photo, 1st Lt. Shaye Haver, one of the 20 female soldiers, who is among the 400 students who qualified to start Ranger School, tackles the Darby Queen obstacle course, one of the toughest obstacle courses in U.S. Army training, at Fort Benning, in Ga.

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  8. Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAYRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Daily Kos

    ... snuck up on, ambushed and neutralized this week as the first two women to graduate from U.S. Ranger School at Fort Benning were introduced to a grateful nation : First Lt. Shaye Haver and Capt. Kristen Griest talk with Defense Sec. Ash Carter as he ...

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  9. First female graduates of Ranger School earn elite tabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | SFGate

    AUGUST 21: First Lt. Shaye Haver is surrounded by a group of female friends and supporters after receiving her Ranger tab during the graduation ceremony of the United States Army's Ranger School at Fort Benning, Georgia on August 21, 2015.

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  10. Montgomery's 908th ALW participates in 75th Airborne AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A celebration event for the 75th anniversary of the very first air drop of American paratroopers was held at Fort Benning, Georgia on Aug. 15, and the 908th Airlift Wing, Alabama's only Air Force Reserve unit based out of Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, took part in the celebration. The 908th Airlift Wing was also joined at the anniversary celebration by the 315th Airlift Wing, a reserve unit based out of Charleston, South Carolina.

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  11. Female Rangers make historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KOB-TV

    History was made at Fort Benning, Georgia Friday as Captain Kristen Griest and 1st Lieutenant Shaye Haver become America's first female Army Rangers. Both women are West Point graduates who completed the same two months of grueling combat training as their male counterparts.

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  12. Kristen Griest and Shaye Haver Are 1st Female Soldiers to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | E! Online

    ... attack helicopter pilot, received their elite black and gold tabs along with 94 male soldiers at a ceremony at Fort Benning, Ga. "We ourselves came to Ranger school skeptical, like, with our guards up, ready just in case," Haver told reporters, as ...

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  13. First women to pass US Army's Ranger School speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The China Post

    FORT BENNING, Alabama/Georgia -- The first women to pass the grueling training course at the U.S. Army's elite Ranger School said Thursday they hoped their success would open doors for women seeking jobs in frontline combat. Lieutenant Shaye Haver and Captain Kristen Griest will graduate on Friday as the first women combat leaders to pin the coveted Ranger tag on their uniform, trained to become infantry leaders.

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  14. 2 women make history, pinning on coveted Ranger TabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Stars and Stripes

    ... online, who continue to express beliefs that the Army lowered its standards. He invited them to visit Fort Benning "and re-qualify as a Ranger." "To date we've not had takers who want to come and revalidate their tabs," Miller said. "There was no ...

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  15. Ranger School graduation at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    FORT BENNING, GA The 96 soldiers who went through the more than 60-day leadership course for the U.S. Army's elite unit of Rangers will graduate on Friday. The Army Ranger Class 8-15 will receive their tabs during a graduation ceremony at Victory Pond on Fort Benning.

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  16. What it takes to be an Army RangerRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | CBS News

    ... women -- U.S. Army First Lieutenant Kirsten Griest (seen here at left participating in combatives training at Fort Benning, and First Lieutenant Shaye Haver (seen here at right taking part in Mountaineering training on Mount Yonah in Cleveland) -- ...

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  17. 1st female grads of Ranger School earn elite tabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... and putting a spotlight on the debate over women in combat. At a ceremony on the shore of "Victory Pond" at Fort Benning, Ga., First Lt. Shaye Haver of Copperas Cove, Texas, and Capt. Kristen Griest of Orange, Ct., graduated alongside 94 male ...

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  18. Female soldiers graduate from Ranger SchoolRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, answers a wide range of questions during a Thursday afternoon press conference about the current class graduating Ranger School, which includes two female graduates.

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  19. Friday Aug. 21, Our World In PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Fielding questions during a press conference on Thursday at Fort Benning are, from left, 2nd Lt. Erickson D. Krogh, 2nd Lt.

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  20. In historic first, two women earn Ranger tabs. But will they be Rangers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the elite Ranger training. US Army Capt. Kristen Griest of Orange, Conn., speaks with reporters Thursday, at Fort Benning, Ga., where she is scheduled to graduate Friday from the Army's elite Ranger School. Captain Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver are ...

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