Do you have what it takes to maintain control in a severe crisis? Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults, a veteran pilot of three decades, recently demonstrated she did. And was universally praised for her “nerves of steel.” Shults safely landed the Boeing 737 in Phila
West Point was at times tough for Dionna McPhatter, as it is for every cadet, male or female. But as a black woman graduating in the class of 2004, and playing on West Point’s women’s basketball team, the experience served her many lessons. “I got exposed to things I never would have,
The inside of a F-14 tomcat cockpit is not that much different than the workplace. And Carey Lohrenz would know. The country’s first female fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy and now performance expert and leadership development trainer says, “Too often women try to conform and not tell p
This is not your father’s military. The Naval Academy’s Class of 2020 will represent the largest enrollment of women in the Academy’s 171-year-long history, Meredith Newman reported recently in Military.com. The news that these 331 young women, roughly 33 percent of the incomin
Remember back in August, when First Lieutenant Shayne Haver and Captain Kristen Griest became the first women to graduate from the notoriously grueling Army Ranger School? That was pretty cool, right? But there was still one big barrier remaining for them: graduating the intensive lea
Happy Veterans Day, readers! If you’re an American, today you’re probably thinking about the men and women who have served our country—but we bet you didn’t know how many of those women have gone on to start their own businesses. It turns out women veterans make up one of the fastest-
Kristen Griest and Shaye Haver were hailed as trailblazers when they became the first women to graduate from the Army’s grueling Ranger School last month. They showed the Army what it was possible for women to achieve—and now we know the Army was paying attention. The Army announced W
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