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The turret gunner was a she

Martin Dempsey, the Army general who’s now chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was a division commander when he got to Baghdad in 2003 and climbed into a humvee for his first trip off base. “I asked the driver. . . who he was [and] where he was from,” the general remembers, “and I slapped the turret gunner around the leg and I said, ‘Who are you?’ And she ...

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  • Headline: The turret gunner was a she
  • Publication: Editorial, Pages 16 on 02/06/2013
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