A Female Soldier Asks: Why Join the Military?

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In honor of Memorial Day, we're hearing from a 20-year Army veteran and mother of four children, two of whom are also in the military. We salute you!

"I came in the Military to make a statement and to prove a point, my brother and uncles were in the military and at that time there were no females in my family serving. I wanted to prove to them that females could do it to and I was motivated, dedicated and disciplined enough to use my brain and not my body to get ahead."

American Female Soldier

Image credit: Nicole Fruge/San Antonio Express-News.

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