During Operation Desert Storm in 1991, I was a military police 1st sergeant for an MP company assigned overseas. I had previously served 13 years in U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Berets), so this was my first time working directly with women.
I had 21 females of a 120-man company. Half of them ended up pregnant within six months. One of my “soldiers” had a miscarriage in the middle of the war. Morale was difficult to maintain since men were always vying for attention of females. Women constantly bickered among themselves, and if I wanted a heavy detail I had to weed out the women from the detail.
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