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Air Force's First Black Woman Lieutenant General to Enter Hall of Fame

Air Force’s First Black Woman Lieutenant General to Enter Hall of Fame

Stayce Harris was recently honored by President Obama.

Monsanto Earns Recognition as a 2017 Military Friendly Employer

Monsanto Earns Recognition as 2017 Military Friendly Employer

Monsanto earned the recognition based on its commitment to hire and recruit talented veterans and military spouses.

Honoring Our Heroes: Target Team Members Share Their Veterans Day Traditions

Honoring Our Heroes: Target Team Members Share Veterans Day Traditions

Target honors those who have served our country.

Wells Fargo’s Support of Military Servicemembers, Veterans Passes $70 Million

Wells Fargo’s Support of Military Servicemembers, Veterans Passes $70 Million

Wells Fargo has donated more than $70 million over four years.

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Trump Suggests Vets With PTSD Aren’t ‘Strong’

"He is just so thoroughly, completely uninformed," said Vice President Joe Biden of Trump and his latest remarks.

Sodexo, Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine Partner to Bolster Wellness, Nutrition Commitment to Military

Partnership allows Sodexo to leverage Chef Irvine's expertise in nutrition, fitness and overall health to impact Quality of Life for the military.

Johnson & Johnson Partners in the Opening of New USO Welcome Center at Newark Liberty International Airport

Johnson & Johnson Partners in the Opening of New USO Welcome Center at Newark Liberty International Airport

Johnson & Johnson, the Official Healthcare Partner of the USO, supported the opening of a new comfort center for active service members and their families.

Comcast NBCUniversal, Military Agencies Provide Service Members Streaming Coverage of Olympic Games

Comcast NBCUniversal, Military Agencies Provide Service Members Streaming Coverage of Olympic Games

This benefit is being provided at no cost to those who are currently serving in the U.S. military or retired military members.

Veterans Lash Out at Trump’s Increasingly Dishonorable Behavior

Veterans Lash Out at Trump’s Increasingly Dishonorable Behavior 

Trump’s continued disrespect of families of those killed in war, accepting an unearned Purple Heart medal he “always wanted” and reports of his draft dodging are beyond the pale for many veterans.

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U.S. Marine Corps to Remove ‘Man’ From Key Job Titles

The Marine Corps is expected to announce that the word “man” will be replaced with “Marine” in some of its occupation titles.

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Pentagon Ends Ban on Transgender Troops

The policy allowing transgender people to serve openly not only “is the right thing to do,” but also benefits the military’s ability to recruit and retain the best talent.

Senate Seeks to Slash Fed Hiring Preference for Vets

The VFW is "adamantly opposed to a Senate proposal" that "harms veterans."

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.

Black Women at West Point Accused of Being ‘Political’

The school is investigating whether the women are supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. But is that movement political?

Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson Named First Woman Combatant Commander

“She is supremely qualified,” said Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

First Black Woman Promoted to Three-Star Army General

Nadja West's military career includes several historic firsts.

Black Marine Pushes Corps to Expand Hairstyle Policies

Sergeant was catalyst to bring Marines in line with the rest of the armed forces in regards to twist hairstyles.

Oldest U.S. Veteran Emma Didlake Dies at Age 110

President Obama calls Didlake, who served in World War II, “a true trailblazer.”

Transgender Military Service: Pentagon Announces Moratorium on Discharges

A hold on the administrative discharges of transgender persons serving in the U.S. military will take place during Pentagon study.

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Army Court Orders Military to Use Female Pronouns for Chelsea Manning

Despite Chelsea Manning’s legal name change, the military had insisted on misgendering her.

Army Opens Ranger School to Women

Army Opens Ranger School to Women

For the first time in history, the Army is allowing women to attend Ranger School—one of the most physically grueling training courses in the military.

Air Force Women

Air Force Secretary to Open All Jobs to Women

Secretary Deborah Lee James wants gender-neutral standards for Air Force positions so that women will be able to fill the seven roles they currently cannot.

Military Relaxes Hairstyle Restrictions

Military Relaxes Hairstyle Restrictions

After charges that the restrictions were racially biased, a Pentagon-ordered review of the policies of the four main military branches results in significant changes.

Michelle Howard

First Black & First Woman: Howard Nominated to Navy’s No. 2 Post

President Obama’s pick, who was the area commander during a highly publicized SEAL operation, would also be the first Black woman to attain one of the Navy’s highest honors.