Diverse Military
by Richard Moss

Bob Snead, an art educator and decorated war veteran who told the stories of Black soldiers of the frontier, died last week. He was 84. Snead retired in El Paso, Texas after a 30-year career as a military aviator. He received three Purple Hearts during the Vietnam War, among other military decorations. He starred in […]

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by Ahmed Khan

Betsy Schoeller, a retired Wisconsin Air National Guard officer who is also an instructor at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee is drawing criticism after she posted comments on Facebook in response to an article about slain solider  Specialist Vanessa Guillen’s sexual harassment allegation, saying sexual harassment is the price of admission for women in the […]

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by Ahmed Khan

The Air Force has launched a task force to review and potentially recommend changes to the policies and procedures that unfairly hurting minorities or other underrepresented airmen.  The Air Force said the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force directed by Brig. Gen. Troy Dunn, the Air Force’s director of military force policy, has already increased the […]

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by Richard Moss

The University of Maryland, College Park Police Department is getting rid of an arsenal of military weapons. Dr. Darryll Pines, the university’s new president, announced the department is divesting from the federal government’s 1033 program, which gives local police departments free surplus military equipment. Pines announced the change on his first day as the university’s […]

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Operation Recognition Awards High School Diplomas to Veterans

by Ellis Giacomelli

CANTON — High school graduates across the country typically complete coursework and receive a diploma around age 18, but those who left high school in the mid-20th century to serve as members of the U.S. Armed Forces have a different story. While the Selective Service and Training Act took effect in October 1940, and thousands […]

Aviation Industry 

by Matthew Mishrikey

In a few milliseconds, electrical arcing in aircraft wiring can release thousands of joules of energy. This is enough to ignite wire insulation, pierce hydraulic lines, and compromise critical flight-control subsystems. The aviation industry urgently needs reliable arc-fault detection and mitigation measures. Going on decades now, academic and commercial research on the subject continues because […]

Debt management

by Benjamin Krause

The VA Debt Management Center just announced it reduced call wait times by over 75 percent while also increasing calls taken by 40 percent from 2016 to 2018. As part of the agency’s veteran-focused initiatives, they agency reduced call wait times from 21 minutes in 2016 to under 5 minutes during 2018. The initiatives include […]