Tag: Air Force

military LGBTQ Pride

In Shocking Decision, Pentagon Upholds a Trump-Era Ban on LGBTQ Pride Flags Flown at Military Bases

Despite a renewed focus on diversity and inclusion in the White House and across Washington D.C. following the election of President Biden, the increased level of acceptance hasn’t permeated all aspects of government life. In a disappointing new statement from the Pentagon, the United States Department of Defense has ruled…

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

Lt. General Stayce D. Harris Women in Aviation International (WAI) has announcedLt. General Stayce D. Harris, the highest-ranking African American woman military pilot in all the United States armed forces, will be inducted into its International Pioneer Hall of Fame in March. President Barack Obama nominated Harris to the position…

Veterans Day Timeline and Facts & Figures

Veterans Day is on November 11. It was first established in 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson. At this time it was called Armistice Day and was created to remember “the heroism of those who died in the country’s service.” Congress declared Armistice Day a federal holiday in 1938. President Dwight…