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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Monday, April 19, 2021

Missing in action: Classic green Army men still have no women figurines and this B6-year-old is not having it | Military Times

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Young Vivian Lord of Arkansas recently acquired a set of the instantly recognizable plastic green Army men figurines, iconic toys the 6-year-old had been pining after for weeks.

Excitedly, the little girl from Little Rock sifted through the combat-ready green men, each figure contorted into one of an array of well-known fighting positions, but she couldn’t find what she was looking for.

None of the figures looked like her.

Unsatisfied, Vivian decided to take it up directly with various toy makers, penning letters to three different companies in an effort to add a little enlightenment to some antiquated business practices.

Source: Missing in action: Classic green Army men still have no women figurines and this B6-year-old is not having it | Military Times

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