Congressional Reports and Notifications

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity in the Armed Services: Background and Issues for Congress

December 23, 2015

CRS report defines diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity and what it means for DoD. Provides information on how diversity has evolved overtime and addresses congressional issues including but not limited to: diversity goals, management, and leadership.  

Women in Combat: Issues for Congress
December 3, 2015

CRS report discusses key issues for congress ranging from “gender-neutral” standards to selective service. Also provides background information on the history of women in the armed forces and past commissions.  

Women and the Selective Service
December 15, 2015

Outlines a brief history of the Selective Service. Addresses the challenges for the current selective service law and the options Congress has moving forward with this issue.

She Is Ready Act
April 30, 2014

Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California introduced the following bill to expedite and oversee the implementation of the women in service implementation plan.

Congressional Notifications sent by the Department of Defense notifying the US Congress of its intention to open new positions to women.

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