Editor's Note: From the home front to the front lines, we're following one recruit's journey in our American Morning original series "A Soldier's Story." Today, we have something civilians almost never see – one woman, a wife and mom, getting ready for her first days of Army life.
(CNN) – Right now, women make up about about 14 percent of the active Army. Many of those women are also mothers. As you are about to see, some face special challenges dealing with the realities of military life.