Eleven Years Later, 9/11 Feels Like the First Time

This September, many families said tearful goodbyes to sons and daughters who packed up their bags and went back to school. My older sister also packed up a bag and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   September 11, 2012

Marine Corps Lieutenant Training to Allow Female Volunteers

The Marine Corps, the most male-dominated armed service, recently announced the integration of women into the Combat Endurance Test, a rigorous 86-day training program for top-performing lieutenants. Known as the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   July 12, 2012

NCCWSL 2012: Young Women Finding Our Voices

This year’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), which sold out with nearly 600 attendees, is the most popular event in the conference’s history. There were hardly any […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   June 01, 2012

It’s Not My Father’s Navy… It’s Even Better

My father was always proud of his service in the U.S. Navy, and I have always been proud of him. Today, he would have been particularly proud of the Navy […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   July 21, 2010

Then and Now: The Progress of Our Women Veterans

In 1948, President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Act , enabling women to serve as permanent members of the U.S. armed forces. Since then, as women have been integrated […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   March 04, 2010

25 Years of College Women Leaders—Looking Ahead

This June will mark the 25th anniversary of the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). The conference, to be held June 3–5, is an inspiration to women student […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   January 06, 2010

Lt. Dan Choi: The Hypocrisy behind Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Meet Lt. Dan Choi, a Korean Southern Baptist who graduated from West Point Military Academy. He is an Iraq war veteran and one of only eight soldiers in his class […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 20, 2009

What a Heroine

Tammy Duckworth is an incredibly brave woman who will be receiving a Women of Distinction award at this year’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Like Gen. Evelyn […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 16, 2009

Pentagon Announces Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign

I was glad to read this morning that the U.S. Department of Defense is preparing to launch a new sexual assault prevention campaign. Last year I was horrified by the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   March 10, 2009

Army Wives

Someone told me this show was worth watching at least once, given my Army background. My mother and grandmother were military wives, and I was definitely an “Army brat.” As […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   2 Comments   |   August 04, 2008