Fort Benning

U.S. Army Soldiers 1st Lt. Shaye Haver (R) takes part in mountaineering training during the at the U.S. Army Ranger School on Mount Yonah July 14, 2015 in Cleveland, Georgia.  (credit: Ebony Banks/U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Texan Among First Female Graduates Of Ranger School To Earn Elite Tab

Capping their history-making week, the first female soldiers to complete the Army’s rigorous Ranger School are graduating Friday, putting a spotlight on the debate over opening all combat roles to women.


A U.S. Army Ranger holds his weapon during a demonstration of the elite force.  (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Texan Among 1st Army Women To Graduate Ranger School

A 25-year-old officer from Texas who flies Apache attack helicopters is one of the first women to complete the Army’s grueling Ranger School.


Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts To Hit Military School Districts First

Public schools everywhere will be affected by the government’s automatic budget cuts, but few may feel the funding pinch faster than those on and around military bases.