U.S. Army takes Facebook trolls head on after two women make history

U.S. Army Soldiers during the Ranger Course on Fort Benning, GA., April 21, 2015. Soldiers attend Ranger school to learn additional leadership and small unit technical and tactical skills in a physically and mentally demanding, combat simulated environment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Paul Sale/Released Pending Review)This week, the U.S. Army announced that CPT Kristen Griest and 1LT Shaye Haver made history as the first two women to ever complete Ranger school at Fort Benning in Georgia. The response from many men (who apparently feel threatened by the accomplishments of these two soldiers) was sadly predictable and they took to the U.S. Army Fort Benning Facebook page to question whether the female soldiers were given special treatment, raving about President Obama and the “political correctness” of the liberal movement and yada yada.  Read More

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