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H.Res. 681 (114th): Honoring women who have served, and who are currently serving, as members of the Armed Forces and recognizing the recently expanded service opportunities available to female members of the Armed Forces.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Apr 14, 2016.


Honors women who have served, and who are currently serving, as members of the Armed Forces.

Commends female members of the Armed Forces who have sacrificed their lives in defense of the United States.

Recognizes that female members of the Armed Forces are an integral part of the Armed Forces.

Urges the Department of Defense (DOD) to ensure that female members of the Armed Forces: (1) receive adequate, well-fitted equipment; and (2) have access to health services that address their specific medical needs.

Encourages DOD to develop new initiatives to recruit and retain more women in the officer corps.