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Reuters | BAE’s female trailblazer sets sights on minorities

(Reuters) – Linda Hudson, the first woman to head a big U.S. arms company, is heartened that other women are finally rising to top jobs in the traditionally male-dominated weapons business, but she is disappointed that minorities have not yet made similar inroads. Hudson, dubbed “first lady of defense” by Washingtonian magazine, instituted new measures […]

Huffington Post l Shaheen Amendment To Restore Abortion Coverage For Military Rape Victims Bypassed In Senate

Despite pervasive sexual assault in the U.S. military, women who become pregnant as a result of rape while serving in the military are denied abortion coverage under their health plans — a policy that will remain in place, the Senate decided on Wednesday. Under current policy, pregnant women in the military are only able to […]