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Facts & Statistics

 

Data Current as of March 2016 

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Demographic Information/Charts 

 

WOMEN IN NAVAL SERVICE

 

 

 
Active
%
FTS
%
SELRES
%
TOTAL
%
Officer
9,456
18%
159
10.6%
2,556
19.7%
12,171
17%
Enlisted
49,705
19%
2,142
26.3%
7,856
23%
59,683
19.6%
Total
59,161
16%
2,301
0.6%
10,392
2.8%
71,854
19.3%

 

FACT

-Women can apply to all ratings and designators, this includes Special Boat Operator, Special Operator, and SEAL.

-Enlisted women began reporting to submarines in January 2016.

-Women have commanded and are currently in command of major commands, combatant ships, aviation squadrons, CEC commands, Special Operations units and numerous shore commands. 

-There are currently 32 female flag officers (20 AC/12 RC). 

 

 

 

 
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