Infographic | Shattering the Brass Ceiling

237,000 military positions are now open to servicewomen after the vote to repeal the combat exclusion policy. This infographic covers the percentages of women in the military, a history of the growth of women serving in our armed forces, and ways that women have been restricted from (yet still managed to break through and achieve) combat related pay, benefits, and honors.

Shattering the Brass Ceiling

By Katie Miller, Special Assistant for the LGBT Research and Communications Project, and Lindsay Rosenthal, Special Assistant for Health Policy and Women’s Health and Rights, at the Center for American Progress.

Infographic: Brass Ceiling Begins to Shatter | Center for American Progress.

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