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coast, guard, leadership, accountability

Coast Guard’s Grappling with Harassment and Discrimination Offers Lessons on Leadership Accountability

Lt. Cmdr. Kerry Karwan, a retired member of the Coast Guard and member of the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN), attended the Dec. 11 joint congressional hearing by the U.S. House Oversight and Homeland Security Committees. The issue at hand was one she had personal experience with. “Righting the Ship,”…

HOA Frances Santiago Puerto Rican flag Homeowners Association Rolling Hills

A Kissimmee HOA Tries To Force Army Vet to Remove Puerto Rican Flag from Her Property

Proud Boricuas Frances and Efraín Santiago flew their Puerto Rican flag high over their Kissimmee, Fl., home in support and honor of protesters in their home country. Homeowners in their subdivision launched complaints against them with the Homeowners Association (HOA). An unidentified associate  from the Rolling Hills Estates Homeowners Association…

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…

First Black Woman Promoted to Three-Star Army General

By Sheryl Estrada Lt. Gen. Nadja West was formally promoted to three-star general in the United States Army on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Photos courtesy of Office of the Surgeon General/U.S. Army Medical Command. Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West is a trailblazer in the U.S. Army health care system. West, the…