'Believing In People' Is Key to Managing Talent

Vice Admiral Anthony L. Winns, Naval Inspector General, explains how "believing in people" is key to talent and diversity management in this video interview.

New ideas and diversity of thought are vital to accomplishing an organization's goals, said Vice Admiral Anthony L. Winns in an interview with DiversityInc. He explains that, to stay relevant, the U.S. Navy must recruit the nation's "best and brightest" from a diverse talent pool.


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In December 1942, a year after the U.S. had joined World War II, Millie Dunn Veasey saw posters urging women to join the U.S. Army, but they all featured white women in uniform.

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Trump Tweets About Democrats Not Caring About the Military Provoke Devastating Response from Combat Veteran Sen. Duckworth

"I will not be lectured about what our military needs by a five deferment draft-dodger," said Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), who lost both her legs while serving as an air assault helicopter pilot in Iraq.

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President Donald Trump spent his weekend on Twitter playing the blame game over the government shutdown and saying Democrats do not care about the military. But on Saturday, one Democratic veteran made it very clear that she's tired of "five deferment draft-dodger" Trump saying anything about the military.

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EY Manager: To Emerge Stronger Professionally, Veterans Should Employ the Same Resilience Learned While Serving

Ben Bing, Manager in EY's Advisory services practice, talks about how he applies what he learned as a Naval aviator to his role at EY.

Ben Bing is a Manager in EY's Advisory services practice and based in the firm's New York City office. Prior to joining EY, he was an Officer in the United States Navy, where he spent 11 years as a Naval Aviator and staff officer. Ben is currently on a one year U.S. Navy Reserve mobilization at the United States Central Command Headquarters in Tampa, Fla., where he is working in the Operations Directorate as a Joint Fires Element Planner. He earned his B.A. in history from the University of North Florida and is expected to earn a MBA from the Keenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in the Spring of 2018.

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Black Gold Star Widows Historically Slighted by Government

"Today largely forgotten, the government's discriminatory treatment of the Black Gold Star mothers and wives ranked high among concerns that preoccupied Black journalists and activists in 1930," Rebecca Jo Plant and Frances M. Clarke write.

A pilgrim of Party “L” at Suresnes American Cemetery, Suresnes, France-July 26, 1930. / NATIONAL ARCHIVES, COLLEGE PARK

The Journal of American History wants the public to remember past accounts of Black Gold Star widows and mothers having been snubbed by the federal government.

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Sgt. La David Johnson's Widow: Trump 'Couldn't Remember My Husband's Name'

"That's what made me upset and cry even more because my husband was an awesome soldier," Myeshia Johnson said.

Myeshia Johnson, wife of U.S. Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was among four special forces soldiers killed in Niger, kisses his coffin at a graveside service in Hollywood, Fla., Oct. 21, 2017. / REUTERS

Sgt. La David T. Johnson was one of four U.S. Army soldiers killed on Oct. 4 in an attack in Niger. In an interview Monday morning on ABC's "Good Morning America," his widow, Myeshia Johnson, addressed the controversy surrounding President Donald Trump's condolence phone call.

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