Diverse Military
by Tom Roeder

Scammers frequently say they’re with the IRS or local police agencies, but they took a new fake identity as tensions rose with Iran this month: the Selective Service Administration. Hundreds of young people across America got the bogus text message sent to their phones telling them they’d been drafted for military service, the Army said […]

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by Sydney Heiberger

AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) — A program at Augusta University is teaching military service members to serve in a new way. It’s called Troops to Teachers and it benefits more than just the students. Amanda Woods says she went to boot camp right after she finished high school. But after making the transition to teaching sixth […]

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by Emily Lytle

Crowned Ms. Veteran Delmarva 2020 in September, Master Sgt. Jewell Robinson has set her eyes on a goal that goes beyond sparkles and a sash. She hopes to create a mandatory training program for diversity and inclusion across all military branches. When she won the pageant in Salisbury, Maryland, she thought about how she could […]

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by Taylor Denman

Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville announced former Georgia Gwinnett College dean Cathy Moore as the school’s the new academic dean. She recently retired from GGC where she served for 13 years as the college’s first Dean of the School of Education. She was instrumental in developing academic programs that prepared future teachers for careers in […]

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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 […]