- New Army chief ponders momentous decision on women in combat Updated: Aug-22-15 3:25 am
FORT BENNING, Georgia - The Army's new chief of staff, Gen. Mark Milley, is taking a calculated approach to arguably the most consequential decision of his early tenure - whether to recommend that any all-male combat roles remain closed to women.
- The Latest: Ranger grad says she didn't consider quitting Updated: Aug-20-15 3:23 pm
FORT BENNING, Georgia - The latest on the first female Army soldiers to complete the military's elite Ranger School (all times local):
- Carter congratulates 1st females to finish Ranger School Updated: Aug-20-15 1:34 pm
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he has personally congratulated the two female soldiers who this week became the first women to complete the rigorous Army Ranger School.
- Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women Updated: Aug-18-15 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations forces, senior officials told The Associated Press.
- Army Ranger students hurt in lightning strike return to duty Updated: Aug-13-15 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON - Four Army Ranger instructors and 40 of their students have returned to duty after lightning struck near them while they were carrying out military exercises in Florida, the Army said Thursday.