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JAN 29, 2013 - American Prospect

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Breaking the Military’s Brass Ceiling

Flickr/Boston Public Library At a meeting of the Military Leadership Diversity Commission in March 2010, someone asked then-Marine Corps Commandant James T. Conway whether it was possible for a woman to ever be promoted to his position.  He had to think about it for a little bit.  Not from the usual career path of "combat arms," he said, because those were closed to women; maybe a female pilot could be eligible.  Then he added that he didn't think anything would change "because I don’t think our women want it to change." The room went silent.  You could hear the intake of breath, people ... Read More

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