An Army trailblazer set her sights on a new target. The reaction highlights a deep rift.

Washington Post Article By Dan Lamothe

“Capt. Kristen Griest, who made history in 2015 as one of the first two women to graduate the Army’s famously difficult Ranger School, had avoided the media spotlight for years. But she decided to take a public stand when Army officials floated a plan to consider the test scores of men and women separately amid complaints about a gender gap. Women were disproportionately failing events requiring significant upper-body strength, causing an outcry among lawmakers.”

Kristen Griest is from the USMA class of 2011

Author: Dian Welle