Diverse Military
by Laura Otten

The spring of 2020 will not be the semester that goes down in history as an example of higher education at its best. In mid-March, the novel coronavirus forced colleges and universities to pivot from in-person course delivery and traditional on-campus experiences and thrust them into a modality of remote instruction. Many amongst the educators—and […]

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During the 2020 fall semester, active duty service members can save up to $420 on technology, tuition and other student comprehensive fees through Jefferson Community College’s (JCC) Military Spark Voucher, according to ABC50. The voucher, funded by the JCC Foundation, is offered on a first-come first-served basis. Students can apply online by filling out a form […]

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Congressmen Mike Turner and Anthony Brown has asked superintendents of military service academies in a letter to examine their policies and address racism on their campuses. Within their letter, Turner and Brown emphasized that “discrimination should not be tolerated” and the “diversity of the student body, faculty and staff should represent the general population.” Training […]

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To increase diversity within the military aviation field, United States Senator Chris Coons D-Del. and other lawmakers have introduced the Fostering Leadership and Inclusion by Growing HBCU Training (FLIGHT) Act. The FLIGHT Act, which was included in the National Defense Authorization Act, was passed by the Senate in late July. Overall, African-Americans make up 20% […]

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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 […]