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13 Black Corporate Board Members Who Served in the Military

In honor of Veteran’s Day: A list of BLACK ENTERPRISE Registry of Corporate Directors members…

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Military Background Helps Black Veterans Run BE 100s Companies

Businesses run by African American veterans growing in number

There were 13,170 firms with paid employees owned by male or female black veterans in…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Retired Marine Colonel and CEO: ‘Leading Is Not For the Weak’

'There is no doubt that great leaders require fortitude'

As CEO of Fortitude Consulting, Col. Boggs provides leadership development for individuals and organizations that…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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5 of the Most Far-Out Uses of Robots at RoboUniverse

RoboUniverse came to New York City this weekend to show us the robot revolution is here

“The goal is to eventually create exoskeletons which would allow the disabled full mobility…”

By Samara Lynn

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Michelle_J_Howard, 4-star admiral and 38th vice chief of Naval operations

Black History Month: Michelle Howard, Four-Star Admiral and 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations

29 days of modern black history makers

Four-star Admiral Michelle Howard currently serves as the 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations—the first…

By Safon Floyd

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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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Robert Gooden, owner, Cigar Bar

U.S. Navy Veteran Turned Entrepreneur Launches High-End Cigar Bar

Vetrepreneur discusses his latest venture

Vetrepreneur Robert “Doc” Gooden became inspired to pursue a brand new idea—one that would allow…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl Features HBCU Tradition, Legacy, and Pageantry

The inaugural event will crown an HBCU gridiron champion when Alcorn State University faces North Carolina A&T State University

The inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl is a new Historically Black College and Universities…

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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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African American Women Who Made U.S. Military History

These legendary women made a mark in the military world

Whether it’s defending our country on the front lines or providing support to U.S. soldiers…

By Kandia Johnson

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8 Programs For Children in Military Families

Here are a few free to low-cost programs to help children of military families

Being a military child comes with a unique set of benefits, as well as challenges.…

By Kandia Johnson

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Honoring Our Veterans: Tools and Resources

Black Enterprise offers tools and resources for our military veterans

Black Enterprise put together this list of tools and resources in honor of our national…

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10 Companies That Boast Strong Job Opportunities for Veterans

Victory Media spotlights the top companies that hire and retain veterans

Victory Media, the originator of the veterans career resource and education site, Military Friendly, has…

By Courtney Connley

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#BEChat2015: Educate, Equip, and Empower

Army vet Archie Nettles talks life in the military and how it changed his

On Thursday, Oct. 15 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST, BlackEnterprise.com held a Twitter…

By Cristie Leondis

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U.S. Defense Secretary Promotes ‘Lean In’ Groups to Help Boost Women in Military Leadership

Ash Carter says the military force should reflect the nation it protects

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter endorses “Lean In” discussion groups as part of his efforts…

By Courtney Connley

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Join Women Veterans Interactive 4th Annual Extravaganza to Celebrate Military Service

Women Veterans Interactive is hosting its 4th Annual Extravaganza this Nov. 11-13, 2015

Women Veterans Interactive is hosting its 4th Annual Extravaganza this November 11-13, 2015 at the…

By Kandia Johnson

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Frank Petersen, First African American Marine Aviator, Dies

Pioneer had successful post-military career in corporate America

Frank Petersen, the first African American marine aviator, died this week according to reports. He…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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