Diverse Military


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A former athletic administrator who also is a veteran in the Army, reported to his post last week as Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Donald Remy, previously served as the chief legal officer for the National Collegiate Athletic Administration (NCAA). In that role, he shaped NCAA policy on a number of issues ranging from academics, […]

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The Army has reinstated Maj. Gen. Stephen Maranian as commandant of the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks in Pennsylvania after an investigation found no substantial evidence to bring charges against him in relation to the sexual assault allegations lodged against him in February, reports military.com. Maranian was suspended on Feb. 9 after allegations that […]

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After the president of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Science announced on July 14 that he would step down, a growing number of individuals are concerned that the interim replacement doesn’t bode well for the future of the institution, reports military.com. Former president of the school, Richard Thomas, announced in a letter that […]

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Maj. Fannie Griffin McClendon and her Army colleagues never dwelled on being the only Black battalion of women to serve in Europe during World War II. They had a job to do. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was credited with solving a growing mail crisis during its stint in England and, upon their return, […]

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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 […]