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Female Ranger School Grad Makes History Again, Joins the Infantry

WASHINGTON -- One of the first female soldiers to earn the coveted Ranger Tab last summer has now become the Army's first woman in the infantry. Capt. Kristen Griest, a West Point graduate who last August completed several grueling months of Ranger School, was recently approved to transfer from the Army's military police branch into the infantry, said Lt. Col. Jerry Pionk, a spokesman for the service. She is attending the Maneuver Captains Career Course at Fort Benning, Ga., which physically and mentally prepares more


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