Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; Author

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Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; author of “Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield.”

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Many felt shock and disgust following revelations that nude and degrading photos of female Marines were being circulated on Facebook without their knowledge.

Inside sexist military culture: Former female Marine shares her story

Many felt shock and disgust following revelations that nude and degrading photos of female Marines were being circulated on Facebook without their knowledge.

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Back in December, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that women are now allowed to serve in combat positions in the military.

Women in Combat

Back in December, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that women are now allowed to serve in combat positions in the military.

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More than 30,000 Kaiser Permanente workers along the West Coast are expected to walk off the job on November 15, citing staffing and safety concerns.

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As the winter season approaches, LA County might be spared from another major COVID-19 spike.

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