Dressed to kill: First female PLA honour guards steal limelight at leader's visitUploader: Datilar 1 years ago Subscribe 6
In addition to the women cadres within the PLA, women militia and thousands of women in the Liberated Areas joined in by playing important roles in combat support, pushing wheelbarrows full of gasoline, food, and ammunition into battle areas and carrying wounded soldiers back to the rear. More than 1, U. Army reservists Lynndie England , Megan Ambuhl , and Sabrina Harman were convicted by court martial of cruelty and maltreatment of prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison. Bray, 29, became the first woman to command American soldiers in battle, during the invasion of Panama. Most were involved in only one major combat. Since then, each service has for both administrative and practical reasons maintained separate units for women.