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Film & Discussion: Lioness
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 3:30pm

Film & Discussion: Lioness

Hosted by the Women Veterans Outreach Action Team, snacks provided
Thursday, May 17th
at the Women's Resource Center
of Portland State University
1802 SW 10th & Montgomery
(Montgomery Hall basement)

Lioness tells the story of a group of female Army support soldiers who were part of the first program in American history to send women into direct ground combat. Without the same training as their male counterparts but with a commitment to serve as needed, these young women fought in some of the bloodiest counterinsurgency battles of the Iraq war and returned home as part of this country’s first generation of female combat veterans. For more information, contact the Women Veteran Outreach Coordinator, Britni Childs at or call 503-725-5672.