First Enlisted Women Report to U.S. Army Infantry School

June 28, 2017

February 7, 2017:  The Army's infantry school at Fort Benning, Georgia, welcomed its first class of 11X basic trainees in early February, more than a year after the Defense Department lifted the ban on women serving in combat occupational specialties.  145 women will be working their way through infantry training this year, according to a Tuesday release from the Army. See article:  First Enlisted Women Report to Army Infantry School  (

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