From left: Lt. Col Kelly Bell; Christine E. Wormuth, Secretary of the Army (sitting); Maj. Sam Winkler; and Staff Sgt. Nicole Pierce pose at the signing of the Parenthood, Pregnancy and Postpartum Army directive at the Pentagon on April 19, 2022. The directive, published on April 21, 2022, announces 12 pivotal changes to pregnancy and childbirth policy in the Army. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Tae Harrison)