The U.S. military said in January that it will end its front-line combat exclusion for women; the shift means that women could join elite forces such as the Army Rangers and Navy SEALs in the next three years.
As early as June 18, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is expected to announce that the Pentagon is opening the Navy SEALs and the U.S. Army Rangers to women. Although the timeline for incorporating women into the teams is still under review, The Hill reports SEALs will begin allowing enlistment first, as early as next month. Show More Summary
Defense department officials will announce today that for the first time, women who can swing it will be allowed to join elite military squadrons like the Navy SEALS. (Hacky joke about PMS making women TOUGHER THAN NAVY SEALS.) (Hacky joke about how anyone who thinks women aren't tough obviously hasn't been to a black Friday sale at my local Target amirite?) Read more...
On Tuesday, the Pentagon is expected to announce that women will be allowed train for and potentially serve in elite combat positions in the US military, including the Army Rangers, Navy SEALs, and other special ops forces. (In January,...Show More Summary
The Pentagon will detailed Tuesday when women will be eligible to train for and join the U.S. military’s most elite units, including Army Rangers and Navy SEALs. But it’s not those dates on the calendar – 2015 for Rangers and 2016 for SEALs — that are going to be the most important. Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — Women may be able to start training as Army Rangers by mid-2015 and as Navy SEALs a year later under plans set to be announced by the Pentagon. The plans would slowly bring women into thousands of combat jobs, including those in the country’s elite special operations forces. Show More Summary
Retail loss prevention professionals are facing plenty of challenges today, which just emphasizes the importance of good leadership. And on that, NRF’s Loss Prevention Conference opened today with an inspiring keynote on leadership from Rorke Denver, Lieutenant Commander (LCDR), United States Navy SEALs. While what goes into making a Navy SEAL is a lot more [...]
Chase Madar writes at Tomdispatch.com The prosecution of Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks’ source inside the U.S. Army, will be pulling out all the stops when it calls to the stand a member of Navy SEAL Team 6, the unit that assassinated Osama bin Laden. The SEAL (in partial disguise, as his identity is secret) is expected to tell [...]
First, I want to back up. Remember when this shit started and Monkress was scrubbing the internet of all US Navy SEALs references and his lawyer was stating that he never said he was? And remember the back up logic that it was someone who misinterpreted, and it wasn’t Monkress’ fault? Well, just watch it [...]
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. The prosecution of Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks' source inside the US Army, will be pulling out all the stops when it calls to the stand a member of Navy SEAL Team 6, the unit that assassinated Osama bin Laden. Show More Summary
The prosecution of Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks’ source inside the U.S. Army, will be pulling out all the stops when it calls to the stand a member of Navy SEAL Team 6, the unit that assassinated Osama bin Laden...
Former US prosecutor Larry Klayman and the parents of the killed Navy Seal Team VI member Michael Strange have filed a lawsuit against President Obama, the NSA and several other players connected to the PRISM scandal. Through the class...Show More Summary
1. Former Navy Seal Kristin Beck has risked her life for her country, but only now can she live freely and openly. Beck came out as transgender recently and wrote a book about the experience, "Warrior Princess: A U.S. Navy SEAL's Journey to Coming out Transgender." Check out the interview on AC360 on CNN here. read more
Kristin Beck, who revealed her gender transition in a just-published memoir, gave a wide-ranging interview to Anderson Cooper. read more
And we couldn’t agree more! After 20 years of serving as a Navy SEAL, transgender woman Kristin Beck appeared on Anderson Cooper’s “AC360? last night to discuss her life plans after military service and her new book about living in secrecy in during service, “Warrior Princess: A U.S. Navy SEAL’s Journey to Coming out Transgender”. [...]
Anderson gets an exclusive interview with Kristin Beck, who used to be Navy SEAL Chris Beck (with a big gnarly beard). Money quote: Though her identity was hidden, the rest of what Beck offered was true. ”I gave true brotherhood. I did my best, 150% all the time, and I gave strength and honor and my full […]
Chris Beck, a former Navy SEAL — and Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient — served in the military for 20 years and was deployed 13 times to countries from… READ ON
Kristin Beck, the transgender former elite Navy SEAL who came out this week in the new book Warrior Princess, sat down with Anderson Cooper about the secrecy she was forced to deal with before coming out as transgender. Anderson ask...