Commander manages the military and motherhood

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Lieutenant Commander Jill Marrack leads a precision drill
with the Naval Reserve. Marrack is also a mother of two.

The conversation stops dead, the men not knowing what to say, talk of schools, teachers and doctor's appointments not the normal discourse in this setting.

"We get business done," said Jill Marrack, "but we also want to know what's going on at home. Men are more focused on other things."