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By Frank Watson
Freelance Columnist 

Women's Equality


November 21, 2019

The all-female space-walk was front page news for several days until it was replaced by a story about a female squadron commander at Fairchild Air Force Base. The reality of capable women shouldn’t be a news splash. The attributes for becoming an astronaut or a military commander have nothing to do with gender. I look forward to the day when everyone realizes that.

Our country seems to be lagging behind the rest of the world in accepting women in the role of national leaders. Maybe we just need the right individual to break the ice. We haven’t had a presidential hopeful with the strengt...

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