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Rising to the top 1 Women in the Army rising to Positions of Power Byron E. Ferguson Eth 301 – Business Ethics Module 4 Session Long Project Dr. Bruce Gillies May 24, 2010
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Rising to the top 2 Women in the Army rising to Positions of Power Women have been serving in the Military dating back 4,000 thousand years and in the Army for over 100 years. They have performed many roles in the military, from ancient warrior women, to women currently serving in conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Going back into a brief moment of time, the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) although not officially part of the army until May 15, 1941, separate and distinct from the existing Army Nurse Corps, within the first year of activation reached a total of 150,000. Initially during the creation of the WAAC, Army leaders did not want to accept women directly into its ranks thinking it would be a threat to the Army’s existing culture. A culture during that time believed a woman place was to take care of the cooking, washing, mending, and nurturing of children. Early on there were many challenges for women in uniform ranging from not receiving
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