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Lt. Gen. Nadja West Becomes First Black Female Three-Star General

Military pioneer continues to break diversity barriers in higher ranks

Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored February 10, 2016 in an official ceremony formalizing…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Marine Corps Authorizes Lock and Twist Hairstyles For Women

“For some, this change is culturally liberating, has financial benefits, and is simply convenient” said Sgt. Cherie Wright

Marine Corps Uniform board 215 recently authorized additional options for wear in uniform for women,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Breaking Barriers: U.S. Military Opens Up Combat Jobs to Women

Defense Secretary announces women will be able to participate in elite military forces

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces military will open up all combat jobs to women.

By Courtney Connley

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5 Things the Military Teaches You About Leadership

Army leaders share their perspective

“Invisible leadership doesn’t mean its unseen or unrecognized, it’s simply hidden so that the efforts…

By Kandia Johnson

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Eric Holder Honored at NAACP Legal Defense Fund 75th Anniversary Gala

The first African American to serve as U.S. Attorney General received the Thurgood Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award

The NAACP LDF honored former United States Attorney General Eric Holder for his lifelong efforts…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Military Women are 10 Times More Likely to Experience Sexual Assault

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs highlights sexual trauma in the U.S. military

A recent study by the Department of Veteran Affairs shows women are ten times more…

By Brittany Dandy

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Women Making History: Two Female Soldiers to Graduate from Army Ranger School

The women will graduate the Ranger program after two months of intense training

Two female soldiers will make history after graduating from Army Ranger School in Fort…

By Brittany Dandy

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5 Myths About Veterans Transitioning from Military Life to College

Education Director of Army Soldier for Life provides tips for Vets pursuing educational goals

Education Director of Army Soldier for Life provides tips for Veterans pursuing educational goals.

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Life Lessons From ESPY Winner, Danielle Green

A wounded Army veteran wins an award and inspires others to live without limits

Danielle Green, an Army veteran wounded in a grenade attack, wins ESPY award and inspires…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Social Media Tips for Military Leaders

Military leaders are urged to think twice before posting to social media

Military leaders are urged to think twice before posting to social media.

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Army Soldiers: Why I Joined the Military

Soldiers discuss their reasons for joining the US Army

Watch these videos, where several soldiers discuss their reasons for joining the U.S. Army.

By Kandia Johnson

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[VIDEO] A Day in the Life of U.S. Army Basic Training

Explore the intense 10-week course, based on army core values

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to survive U.S. Army basic training, check out…

By Kandia Johnson

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7 Job Search Tools For Veterans

Find employment after military service with these invaluable resources

Are you or someone you know struggling to find employment after military service? If so,…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Facebook Pages For Veterans and Their Families

Connect with military organizations via social media

Use Facebook to connect with military organizations and families in the US Military.

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] 3 Inspiring Military Videos

Turn stress into success with these amazing motivational clips

Stuck in a rut? Check out a few motivational military videos to lift your spirits.

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Maximize Your GI Bill Housing Allowance

Identify which states give you the best 'bang for your buck'

As a veteran using your GI Bill, do you know which states give you the…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Events to Celebrate the U.S. Army’s 240th Birthday

National events planned for June

National events planned for the US Army 240th Birthday on June 14.

By Kandia Johnson

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12 Ways to Support the Military and Veterans

Simple ways to honor active military, veterans and their families

Every year since 1999, National Military Appreciation Month has been celebrated in May. Here are…

By Kandia Johnson

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Hot Summer Reads: Top Picks On the U.S. Army

Books to help you understand the Army's history, strategy and overall environment

Whether you’re considering a career in the U.S. Army or an active service member, there…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Transferable Skills You Can Learn in the US Army

Importance of soft skills for enlisted military members

For service members, contacting the US Army Transition Assistance Program or Army Career and Alumni…

By Kandia Johnson

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