Women in Combat: Iraqi Freedom

May 2003

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


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All sites last accessed April  25,2003.

Internet Resources

Ackman, Martha. Restricting Women's Military Role Hurts All.   Newsday.  
Available online at: http://www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/comm/oped/Military.shtml

Center for Military Readiness.  Women in Combat.
Available online at: http://www.cmrlink.org/WomenInCombat.asp

D'Agostino, Joseph A. U.S. Women May See Fighting in Iraq.  Human Events.
Available online at: http://www.humaneventsonline.com/articles/10-14-02/dagostino.htm

D'Agostino, Joseph A.  Congress May Reconsider Women-in-Combat Rules.  Human Events.
Available online at: http://www.humanevents.org/articles/04-07-03/dagostino.htm

Epstein, Keith. Combat Questions Arise As Women Gain Ground.   Tampa Tribune April 24, 2003.
Available online at: http://news.tbo.com/news/MGATXQAN3ED.html

Goering, Laurie. Women Inch Closer to the Front Lines.  Newsday.
Available online at: http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/iraq/chi-0303020292mar02,0,64357.story?coll=ny-iraq-utility

Available online at: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=women+in+combat+iraq
Provides a search on the key words women in combat and Iraq.

McCarthy, Sheryl. Jessica Lynch Opens Wider Roles for Women.   Newsday.
Available online at: http://www.newsday.com/news/opinion/columnists/ny-vpmcc073210316apr07,0,4277169.column?coll=ny-opinion-columnists

McFeatters, Ann. White House Watch: She Died Fighting; The Best Way to Honor this Warrior-Mother is to End an Outdated Combat Ban. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette E7 April 20, 2003.
Also available online at: http://www.post-gazette.com/forum/col/20030420ann0420p2.asp

Should U.S. Send Women into Combat in Iraq?  Human Events.
Available online at: http://www.humaneventsonline.com/articles/10-14-02/capitolq&a.htm

Truchman, Gary.  Female Fighter Pilot Drops 'Die Saddam' BombsCNN.com April 10, 2003.
Available online at:  http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/meast/04/09/sprj.irq.thumper/index.html 

Zavis, Alexandra. War in Iraq -- Women Assume Greater Roles.
Available online at: http://www.militarycity.com/iraq/1670883.html


O'beirne, Kate. A New Horror of War.  National Review 55:24-27 April 2003.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/direct.asp?an=9470407&db=aph
Observations on women in combat during the Iraq War.

Wilgoren, Jodi. A New War Brings New Role for Women.  New York Times 152:B1 March 28, 2003.

Walker, Nicole. Vernice Armour, 1st Black Female Combat Pilot, Serves in Persian Gulf as Family Copes. Jet 103:4-8 March 28, 2003.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/direct.asp?an=9489496&db=f5h

Shoshana Johnson, 6 Other POWs Rescued.  Jet 103:4-8 April 28, 2003.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/direct.asp?an=9555764&db=f5h

The Pinking of the Armed Forces.  New York Times 152:A14 March 24, 2003.

Talbot, Margaret. A Woman's Work? New York Times Magazine p.6-8 March 30, 2003.
Also available online at: 
Differing viewpoints on war and role of women.

Alonso-Zaldivar, Ricardo. War with Iraq / In Harm's Way; War Forces Another Look at Role of Women.  Los Angeles Times p.23 April 13, 2003.

Equal when Bullets Fly.  Los Angeles Times p.16 April 4, 2003.

Tyson, Ann Scott. The Expanding Role of GI Jane.   Christian Science Monitor p.1 April 3, 2003.

Wilgoren, Jodi. A Nation at War: Women in the Military; A New War Brings New Role for Women.  New York Times 152:B1 March 28, 2003.

Myers, Steve Lee. Threats and Responses: Intelligence Sergeant; A Woman Serving on the Blurred Edge of Combat.   New York Times 152:16A March 19, 2003.

Sheridan, Mary Beth. In this Woman's Army, Combat Now Part of the Duty.  Washington Post  p.A1 March 15, 2003.

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