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Sat Jan 26, 2013, 10:38 AM

Female Army Officer's Wife Can Join Spouses Club (Ft. Bragg)

Source: CBS News

Female Army officer's wife can join spouses club

January 26, 2013
by CBSNews.com

FORT BRAGG, N.C. A woman who is married to a female Army officer at Fort Bragg and who was recently denied membership in its officers' spouses club said late Friday that she has been invited to become a full member.

Ashley Broadway told the Associated Press that she received the invitation from the club's board in an email Friday.

The invitation came on the same day that Broadway also learned she'd been named Fort Bragg's 2013 "Military Spouse of the Year" by Military Spouse magazine. She is married to Lt. Col. Heather Mack, who gave birth this week to the couple's second child, a baby girl.

"I'm pleased, I'm happy," Broadway said by phone Friday night. "As soon as things calm down with the baby, I want to get involved. I hate that it took so long for them to come to this conclusion. But I think things happen for a reason. I'm a very devout Christian. I've had faith in God this whole time. I think if anything it's brought up a larger issue: We have two classes of service members and how they're... not treated equally."

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57566004/female-army-officers-wife-can-join-spouses-club

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avebury Jan 2013 #1
PoliticAverse Jan 2013 #2
Joey Liberal Jan 2013 #3
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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 10:53 AM

1. It is about time.

I wouldn't be surprised if the invitation came only because she was named Ft. Bragg Spouse of the Year. Their treatment of her became a matter of bad PR. She should have been allowed to join from the start.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 11:09 AM

2. Good for her. n/t

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Sat Jan 26, 2013, 02:18 PM

3. I think its great!

That'll shake up the officers in the 82nd Airborne!

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 02:26 PM

4. Another small step toward progress.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 02:40 PM

5. MA'AM! CUE THE VONAGE THEME, MA'AM!


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