EASTOVER, S.C. – With combat roles recently being opened to female Soldiers, the South Carolina National Guard currently has the first females to attend a combat military occupational specialty (MOS) course at the Regional Training Institute on McCrady Training Site.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, March 31, 2016) — On April 1, all positions in 19 series armor, 11 series infantry, and the 13F forward observer specialty will open to women. Women who enlist for the newly-opened specialties beginning Friday will ship to basic combat training later this year.
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, March 14, 2016) — While Sgt. Maj. Billie Jo Boersma said she’s glad all branches are now open to women, she hopes for the day when gender no longer becomes an issue because gender barriers of all types will be gone and with it, the culture that divided.