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Women veterans face stereotypes on and off the field

Posted by qmtroy on October 22, 2013 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (0)

By Asha Anchan, Kelsey Hightower and Caitlin Cruz
The Center for Public Integrity

The fight to feel like a veteran weighs substantially on female soldiers returning from war, though their numbers have been historic, with more than 280,000 returning from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan in the last decade. A News21 demographic analysis shows that 17.4 percent of post-9/11 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans are women. More than ...

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