Army Ranger training

Army Rangers conduct small boat movement training at Camp Rudder, Fla.

Shortly after the military decided to break down gender barriers and begin integrating women into combat positions, I decided to watch the movie “G.I. Jane.”

I’d never seen it before, but was curious. Watching Demi Moore’s body transform into such a machine was incredible, but there were so many times I found myself saying, “just quit.”

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here. You can contact Rose L. Thayer at rthayer@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

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Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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