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An unidentified Marine sits in her truck.

Crossing Milestones for Female Marines: Examining the Maria C. Villescas Collection

Posted by: Megan Harris

The following is a guest post by Sam Meier, a Library of Congress Junior Fellow working with the Veterans History Project (VHP) this summer. For decades, women’s military careers have been constrained by the assumption that they are less physically capable than men. Even today, those who oppose complete gender integration often assert that gender-based …