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Missouri woman one of few female Sapper Leader students

March 7, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST
Capt. Elizabeth Arrington is a Sapper Leader student. Only 5 to 10 percent of Sappers are women, and only 40 percent finish the program with a Sapper tag. Arrington has been deployed to Afghanistan three times, where her platoon was ambushed on multiple occasions by enemy forces.

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