Kabul's Military Academy Trains Women for Combat

June 28, 2017

December 8, 2016:  In Afghanistan, a country where there are few opportunities for women, almost 150 young female recruits are training to be officers. See the story:  From Behind the Veil to Fighting the Taliban (   December 8:  2016: A related story describes the journey of Capt. Safia Ferozi from her childhood as a refugee to becoming the second female pilot in Afghanistan's airforce. See the article:  An Afghan Woman Goes from Refugee to Military Pilot (

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