Category Archives: woman

An elderly woman in Okinawa was bitten by a poisonous snake. This Marine saved her life

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Marine Corps Sgt. John James was at a barbeque with friends in November in Okinawa, Japan, where he is stationed, when all of a sudden the group heard the cries of a local elderly woman. “We were grilling burgers and hot dogs at the saloon bar, and suddenly we heard an elderly woman screaming in […]

A woman became a Green Beret Thursday, a huge milestone for the Army and the military, but she isn’t the first female to earn the title

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The first woman to complete the Army’s Special Forces Qualification Course and move on to a Green Beret team graduated today, according to U.S. Army Special Operations Command. The newly minted Green Beret, a National Guard soldier, will now report to a Special Forces Group for assignment to an Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA or A […]

First woman is slated to graduate Green Beret training, lawmaker says

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The first female Army Green Beret candidate will graduate from the Special Forces Qualification Course on July 9, according to Rep. Elise Stefanik, a New York congresswoman who serves on the House subcommittee overseeing special operations forces. While another woman did complete the entire Q Course in the 1980s, she was ultimately denied the opportunity […]