Comments for: Giving women in Maine, the country a fair, fighting chance

Posted Jan. 24, 2013, at 3:21 p.m.

U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Sharon T. Swartworth, 43, was killed Nov. 7, 2003, when her Black Hawk helicopter went down near the Tigris River in Iraq. She had been with the Army 26 years. Her father, from Litchfield, described at the time how she had previously avoided death on …

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