What is the number of women in the military?

Answer There were 208,829 women serving in active duty in the military as of September 2009, according to the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, Inc. Women comprise 14.3 percent of... Read More »

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Can you join the US military with no Social Security number and just a tax ID number?

No. You have to have a valid Social Security number, which the military will check to ensure is yours.

Can women fight in the military?

Women can and do fight in the U.S. Military. Currently, women are engaged in active combat in Iraq, fighting alongside military men. Pfc. Lori Ann Piestewa was the first women killed in combat in I... Read More »

Military Careers for Women?

In recent years, the number of women joining the military has been increasing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, out of the 2.4 million people serving in the United States army in 2009, ... Read More »

Should women serve in the military?