Dispatches from Ladyblogland Love Science

We do, we really do! So it wasn’t really surprising to find out that a woman is behind I F*ing Love Science. Get the details on this and other ladyblog finds below.

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Now Women Can (Officially) Serve in Combat

A groundbreaking move was made on Wednesday when Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced that women would no longer be excluded from combat jobs in the military. The decision comes after four servicewomen and the ACLU brought a suit against the Pentagon over the policy, calling it unfair and outdated. Read More Now Women Can (Officially) Serve in Combat

A Brief History of Women in the Armed Forces

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of milestones in women’s involvement in the U.S. military. Obviously, there are quite a few and we’ve had to leave some off, so feel free to contribute your own examples of female U.S. military heroes. Read More A Brief History of Women in the Armed Forces