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Cultural Support Teams

“Reach the Women”: The US military’s experiment of female soldiers working with Afghan women

Gary Owen

In 2009, the United States military in Afghanistan started deploying female soldiers to the field so that they could interact with Afghan women during operations and patrols. A picture of life as a member of what were called Female Engagement and Cultural Support Teams has come in a recently published book, Ashley’s War, by Gayle […]

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