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White Man Charged with Hate Crime in Black Army Officer’s Murder

White Man Charged with Hate Crime in Black Army Officer’s Murder

Lt. Richard Collins III was murdered a few days before he was to graduate from Maryland’s Bowie State University.

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Askew will assume the highest position of the cadet chain of command.

Richard Collins III

White Maryland Student Indicted in Black Army Officer’s Murder

Lt. Richard Collins III, 23, died a few days before he was to graduate from Maryland’s Bowie State University.

Stabbing Death of Black Army Officer Probed as Possible Hate Crime

Stabbing Death of Black Army Officer Probed as Possible Hate Crime

The suspect, Sean Urbanski, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of Second Lt. Richard Collins III, 23, early on Saturday.

Military Veterans Suffering PTSD Get Back on Course with Golf

Military Veterans Suffering PTSD Get Back on Course with Golf

The goal is to help veterans assimilate back into their communities through the social interaction, mental stimulation and physical exercise that golf provides.

Most U.S. Troops Kicked Out for Misconduct Had Mental Illness: Study

Most U.S. Troops Kicked Out for Misconduct Had Mental Illness: Study

Sixty-two percent of servicemembers discharged for misconduct during the fiscal years 2011 through 2015 had been diagnosed within the previous two years with conditions including PTSD, traumatic brain injury or another condition.

West Point Clears Black Cadets, Photo is About ‘Unity’

The academy superintendent said other groups have used raised fists during the year at West Point, including him.

First Black Woman Promoted to Three-Star Army General

Nadja West's military career includes several historic firsts.

Black Army Majors to Be Discharged at Nearly Twice the Rate as Whites

As the Army lays off 550 soldiers over the next month, why are those from underrepresented groups disproportionately affected?

Pentagon Agrees to Review ‘Racially Biased’ Army Hair Regulations

Defense Secretary promises to review policies affecting Black soldiers to “ensure standards are fair and respectful of our diverse force.”

Female Soldiers Protest New ‘Racially Biased’ Army Grooming Regulation

New army appearance regulation called racist against Black women. See what it includes here.