SCRANTON, Pa. (KDKA) — A Scranton toy maker took a chance this year and introduced its first female soldier figurine.
That chance paid off.READ MORE: Anti-Violence Organizations In Pittsburgh React To New Law Enforcement Initiatives
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The company says when it added a little green Army woman, the response was overwhelming.
Now the owner plans to include 12 figurines of women in combat.MORE NEWS: Steelers Will Not Hold Training Camp At Saint Vincent College This Year
The first full line of female soldiers is expected to be available for Christmas next year.