Women in Combat -- In Images

March 2013
Moderate Voice;03/18/2013, p15
Blog Entry
Several photographs showing U.S. female soldiers in battle including Shaina Joseph mounting her machine gun aboard a combat helicopter in Afghanistan, Bethany Bump conducting her pre-flight routine, and Claudia Caberoherbas providing perimeter security outside an Afghan village, are presented.


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