All Female Marine Team

Below is a link to a photo blog containing dozens of pictures (like the one above) and a few comments about the female presence in Afghanistan.It is well worth a look. Some of the photos are fantastic. It shows the effects we have on the war effort and how we are really getting our foot in the door of combat positions. Voila

July 18, 2011

Women Infantry

From: Warrior Times   “The official USMC policy is that females may not serve in the Infantry, Armor, or Artillery units. That policy has been altered to allow Female Marines to accompany patrols into the Afghan countryside in order to communicate with the local men and women in ways that local customs do not allow their male counterparts to accomplish. Cpl. Christina Oliver, center, and other female Marines attached to…

July 17, 2011

Maggie Reese: Queen of USPSA Multi-gun Nationals

From: Warrior Times “Fountain Valley, CA — SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of high-end illumination tools and tactical products, is proud to announce Team SureFire’s incredibly successful weekend at the USPSA Multi-gun Nationals. Women’s shooting captain, Maggie Reese, was crowned the female Open Division National Champion for the second time in a row, and every member of the team placed third place or above in their divisions. Maggie Reese “Last year’s championship…

July 16, 2011

Heide Kaser’s Shotgun 101

Heide Kaser
July 15, 2011

  “Despite all odds, I was determined to accomplish two things:  learn to shoot properly without pain, and share with others (especially women), the training and tricks I had learned over time. Thirteen years later, armed with the knowledge that comes from first-hand experience and training, I was hired by the NRA’s Law Enforcement Activities Division. I had the opportunity to share what I had learned by training police officers…


British Medic Receives Medal for Heroism

July 14, 2011

Lance Corporal Kylie Watson was awarded the Military Cross, the third highest medal in the British system given for courage,  for disregarding her own safety in order to save the life of an Afghan soldier. He had been shot twice in the pelvis and was under heavy Taliban fire when Watson rushed to his side and performed life-saving first aid. On another note… has anyone noticed that all of the…


Brit Chics

The British Army 2 Rifles has been in the thick of it in Afghanistan. The Brits have a ton of women serving with them on the front lines, most of them medics. Below is a video of a firefight between the 2 Rifles and enemy combatants.

July 12, 2011

Chic Body Armor

One of the major differences between men and women is the shape of their bodies. Women tend to have smaller torsos and are far more curvy. This can prove to be a problem when it comes to issuing women bullet proof vests made to fit men. The armed forces are now looking into to unisex and/or female specific options to outfit our troops. Air Force/Army Body Armor

July 11, 2011

Reason to Love Being a Chic: Bra Holsters

From: It appears that the large numbers of female Concealed Carry License owners has caused some companies to decide to make holsters designed specifically for bras and skirts. So when you’re dressing up for that fancy dinner party, you don’t have to choose between your best dress and bringing your pistol along.  

July 1, 2011