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The program I will discuss is called “Service Women’s Action Network” (SWAN), which is an advocate for all women serving in the military and veterans. The action the group aims to accomplish is increasing women visibility and pursuing equal protection, opportunities, and benefits. Around 250,000 women have served as of now in Iraq and Afghanistan. Women fight on the battlefields with virtue, earning high awards such as the silver star. The role of women in the military is drastically changing, however, it is still a struggle to receive the same awards and... [+] Read more
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