Wilma Vaught

Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation

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Retired Brigadier General in the Air Force; president of the Board of Directors of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation

Wilma Vaught on KCRW

About 16 percent of America's military is now composed of women. In Iraq, more than 130 have been killed, more than 800 wounded.

Women on the Front Lines

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During the Iraq war, an Army medic ran through gunfire to rescue wounded comrades, earning a Silver Star. But one rescued man said she should never even have been there.

Should Women Soldiers Be Assigned to Combat?

During the Iraq war, an Army medic ran through gunfire to rescue wounded comrades, earning a Silver Star. But one rescued man said she should never even have been there.

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