About 100 cadets are preparing in a military training school in the Damascus countryside to join a female battalion of the Syrian Army, the Russian military’s TV channel Zvezda reported on June 10.
The female cadets are passing firearms and line training. However, they are set to be specialists in communications and electronic security as well as communications operators.
According to the The Damascus military training school is actively preparing female officers. Currently, there are 8 female generals in the Syrian Army.