“So we’ve got new hairstyles and maternity flight suits….Pregnant women are going to fight our wars. It’s a mockery of the U.S. military.” Tucker Carlson … More Does the Air Force really need Maternity Flight Suits?
Equity in the Armed Services requires equity in caregiver leave. … More One leave to rule them all: how the military can create parental equality
Laying your child to rest is a basic human right. … More Fetal Loss & Bereavement in the Military: Department of Veterans Affairs Family Servicemember’s Group Life Insurance
#FreeTheBun … More HAIR POWER: How Four Airmen Changed Policy
The women of Firsts may have shattered the proverbial glass ceiling, but it is us up to us as the women of Next to pick up the pieces of glass that remain on the floor. … More An Open Letter to the Women of Firsts
A strange feeling came over me and I thought to myself, “Is this the odd feeling that women talk about?” I looked around and realized there was only one other male Airman in the room and, suddenly, we were the minority. … More PERSPECTIVE: I am the Majority
Current sitting height requirements eliminate 74% of black females, 72% of Hispanic females, and 61% of Asians females from becoming Air Force pilots without a waiver. … More Invisible Women: Advancing the National Defense Strategy through modernizing Human Systems Integration
“There is only one way to look at things until someone shows us how to look at them with different eyes” ~ Pablo Picasso … More I Believe You: Three Words to Inspire Cultural Change
45 years after women were discharged from military service for pregnancy, pregnancy discrimination polices still do not apply to its military members … More How the military is losing its top talent because of pregnancy discrimination and what we can do about
In 2020 our regulations still state “women may find pregnancy and the expectation of motherhood incompatible with continued service.” (Insert eye roll here) … More Your marriage matters; can women have a successful military career and a family?