Women would sign up for the military draft under defense bill in Congress

There hasn’t been a draft since the Vietnam War, but registration system is still maintained

By: - December 3, 2021 12:06 pm
U.S. military members do pushups in the field

As the Senate works to finalize a major annual defense measure, there is a bipartisan push to include a requirement that all young Americans — including women — for the first time register for the military draft. (Catherine Ledner/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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