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from GQ

United States Military Women - May 2013

Staff Sergeant Leigh Ann Hester military police, Army National Guard Ambushed by enemy forces in Salman Pak, eastern Iraq, on March 20, 2005. Awarded a Silver Star, the nation's third-highest military decoration for valor—the first female recipient since World War II and the first to earn it for close-quarters combat.


Sherian Grace Cadoria (b.1943) was the first African American female general in the United States Army and the highest ranking female at the time of her retirement in 1990 with the rank of Brigadier General. She is a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Initially in the Women's Army Corps, she transferred to the Military Police Corps in the 1970s.


U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nicholas Miller and Kandy, a military working dog, both of the 91st Military Police Battalion, attached to Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, listen to a convoy briefing prior to departing to participate in a joint operation with the Iraqi Army to search for weapons caches and targeted insurgents, at Joint Security Station, Beladiyat, eastern Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 28, 2009. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. James…