Women in Maritime

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Time to start inspiring women in the maritime sector

“A woman’s place is any place that a man can be” – this powerful phrase spoken by Captain Helene Peter-Davies at WISTA-UK’s Women in Command session during London International Shipping Week left a positive lasting impression on all those who attended.
 

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Theodore L. Gatchel: Politics vs. soldiers in combat

President Obama has initiated his latest effort to implement his promise to fundamentally transform the United States. It consists of opening all positions in the military to women regardless of the impact such a change might have on combat effectiveness.

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Top Marine: “Women In Combat Is Nothing New”

While speaking at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia on October 1, the Corps’ new commandant, Gen. Robert Neller, claimed that the ongoing debate over opening all jobs to women is not about women in combat, but about women in specific occupational specialties.

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Marine Aviator Flies Blue Angels to New Heights

Becoming the first woman to perform as a Blue Angels pilot has definitely been a high point for Capt. Katie Higgins. It is an honor to wear the famous blue and gold flight suit, she said, but it might surprise some people to learn that it hasn't been the pinnacle of her career as a Marine aviator.

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