As the first woman to hold her job, Wolfe knows there's an additional expectation to perform with superiority and excellence.
Since the DoD opened combat career fields to women, few female airmen have qualified for Air Force special warfare training.
Macander said her role and history-making command came with its own set of challenges.
The soldier finished the three-week evaluation known as Robin Sage this week, but she is still in the final counseling phase.
Women were first able to serve as permanent, regular members of the services in 1948.
The Army announced that female soldiers will be integrated into all of its infantry and armor BCTs by the end of the year.
The Army in particular struggles to retain female service members, the GAO report found.
A commission to assess military and national service is calling for women to be included in selective service registration.
The National Guard soldier is close to completing the qualification course to become a Special Forces engineer sergeant.
Officials announced early Sunday that leadership determined little likelihood the service members survived the accident.
Discrimination, conscious or not, often starts during maternity leave.
The shooting was an act of self-defense, the soldier's attorney says.
A new manual aims to provide guidance to ground troops seeking to avoid detection against a growing enemy threat.
The move will mark a substantial increase in the number of fully manned divisions that the Army can deploy.