Women make up less than 15% of the Armed Forces. Women are now able to serve in combat roles and have broken barriers in other positions as well. Senior leadership is increasingly filled by females in each service as we continue to serve and lead in demanding military environments.

Women Military Aviators

“Women Military Aviators, Inc. is a non-profit corporation formed in 1978 to promote and preserve for historical, educational, and literary purposes the role of women pilots, navigators, and aircrew in the service of their country during times of war and peace. Today, we number over 500 members living and stationed around the world.”

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Women in Defense

“Our goal is to work together to strengthen the roles of women working in San Diego’s defense industry. We aim to create a sense of community where we can share stories and mentor each other, collectively heightening the impact of women supporting all levels of national security. As well, we nurture the next generation of women through scholarships, involvement in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) events, and mentorship opportunities.”

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