Women Marines Reach Out for Afghan Women

Love| Peace Women haven’t played a major role (as significant as we would like) in the modern millitary. A more enlightened military leadership is formalizing a pilot project called FET, a program that puts women Marines in Afghanistan’s villages, woman-to-woman. Finding signs of hope in our increasingly militarized world is tough. We believe that women can make a difference in the military on the front lines, and so we both honor and wish only the best for the 40 Marine women headed to Afghanistan in the first Female Engagement Team that will reach out — head-covered — to Afghan women. Read on Women to Women | Marine FETs Reach Afghans.