The women officers discussed their experiences with stereotypes, grief and the transition into civilian life after service in the military.
The repeal of the ban on women in combat allows for more rank advancement.
Women have only been officers in the U.S. Army since the 1940s, but the female cadets in the USC Trojan Battalion Army Reserve Office Training Corp, which consists of UC Irvine’s, CSU Long Beach’s and CSU Dominguez Hills’ ROTC programs, say differences between men and women in the army have become less prevalent. In the […]
MS1 cadets were helped by MS4s, senior cadets, during the Army ROTC’s fall training exercise.
Five cadets, some who have already served in Iraq, agreed to serve after their time in ROTC.
Many ROTC students do not last until senior year, but the ones who do say there are physical and emotional rewards.
Officials believe level of interest is affected by economy and desire to serve the country.