How Many Women are in the Military?  Well, lets see….

Women Active Duty Military Statistics Number Percent of Branch
Total number of women serving in the military 214,098 14.6 %
Army 76,694 13.6 %
Marine Corps 13,677 6.8 %
Navy 53,385 16.4 %
Air Force 63,552 19.1 %
Coast Guard 6,790 15.7 %
Women Reserve Military Statistics Number Percent of Branch
Total number of women in the reserves 118,781 19.5 %
Total number of women in the National Guard 470,851 15.5 %
Female Military Statistics
Total number of women veterans 1,853,690
Number of military women held as prisoners during the Civil War 1
Number of military women held as prisoners during World War II 90
Number of military women held as prisoners during Desert Storm 2
Number of military women held as prisoners during Operation Iraqi Freedom 3

Source: http://www.statisticbrain.com/women-in-the-military-statistics  via Source: Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs  Verified 4/4/2012

Great Timeline of Womens history in the Military starting in the 1700′s :
http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/highlights.html

And for those that need inspiration, here is a link to hundreds of photos of Women in Action: http://www.miliwoman.com

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