Diverse Military


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The Texas Southern University (TSU) Department of Aviation is partnering with the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) to host a seven-week flight training program for AFJROTC cadets on the TSU campus. The cadets, comprised of high school students from across the nation, are training for a Federal Aviation Administration Private Pilot’s License […]

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A New Jersey bill would help cover federal education funding gaps for students from military families, Burlington County Times reported. The bill – S3948 – passed both state chambers and will proceed to Gov. Phil Murphy, who is expected to sign the bill within a week. The bill will go into effect for the 2021-22 […]

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Top Pentagon leaders passionately defended the military’s approach to addressing racism and extremism, pushing back against accusations by Republican lawmakers that the effort is creating division and hurting morale. The testy exchanges showed that the political dimension of a national debate over racism and extremism weighs on the military even as it attempts to address […]

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is on the brink of success in her years-long campaign to get sexual assault cases removed from the military chain of command. But getting over the finish line may depend on whether she can overcome wariness about broader changes she’s seeking to the military justice system. There is now widespread support for […]

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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 […]