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Commentary | Strong women shaped my life
March 1, 2023
a pen and flowers with a list special observance events.

Women's History Month: Taking off from the shoulders of giants
March 20, 2018
Capt. Michelle “Mace” Curran, 355th Fighter Squadron F-16 pilot, looks up during launch preparations on the flightline, March 4, 2017. Curran was the first woman assigned to fly in the squadron and attributed her success to her parents, leadership and strong women in aviation past and present who’ve helped pave the way.

Army vice chief of staff: Women vital to 'strength of our Army'
March 15, 2018
Gen. James C. McConville, vice chief of staff of the Army, speaks at the 10th annual U.S. Army Women's Summit, themed "Army Women: Lead, Network, Grow," March 12, 2018, on Capitol Hill, in celebration of Women's History Month.

DOD Works to Incorporate More Gender Perspective in Operations
March 13, 2018
Dr. Pangarso Suryotomo (left), Kasubdit Peran Masyarakat National Disaster Management Authority, Royal New Zealand Navy Cmdr. Karen Ward, Pacific Partnership 2016 Women, Peace and Security lead, and Dr. Randa Mardanis (right), Women, Peace and Security seminar mediator, speak at a panel during the Pacific Partnership 2016 Women, Peace and Security seminar. The seminar gave Pacific Partnership personnel, local government and provincial officials an open forum to discuss the roles and requirements of women in disasters. This is the fifth time Pacific Partnership has visited Indonesia. Partner nations are working side-by-side with local organizations during disaster response training, civil engineering projects, Women, Peace, and Security seminars, medical subject matter expert exchanges and a live field training exercise aimed at improving the capacity of local government, civilian agencies and partner militaries to collectively respond in crisis.