U.S. Marine Corps veteran James LaPorta is “nervous as hell” for season four of the critically-acclaimed NBC drama This is Us because for him, the story couldn’t
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but any time is good to educate Veterans on health issues that can impact them. Something as simple as
When the Navy called on women to volunteer for shore service during World War II to free up men for duty at sea, 102-year-old Melva
A handwritten letter to BMC Toys sent by a 6-year-old girl from Arkansas wondering where the female toy solders are prompted soul-searching and eventually a
Maj. Gen. Maria Barrett and Brig. Gen. Paula Lodi grew up in a home that valued public service and followed different paths within the military.
Little Green Army women may not be missing in action much longer. Toymaker Jeff Imel, president of VictoryBuy Inc. said he has committed to production
AMVETS, one of the “Big Six” veterans service organizations, now has its first female national commander with the election of retired Air Force Senior Master
For Women’s Equality Day, we recognize Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody who became the first female four-star general in the U.S. Armed Forces. On this Women’s
Specialist (SPC) Heather Armstrong is back at home in Central Point after days of historical sightseeing in New York. She was one of 33 Purple
In a national survey of women Veteran primary care patients, one in four women Veterans reported experiencing harassment from other Veterans when they visit VA health care
After four years on active duty, Amy left the Army and moved back to her hometown. However, she struggled to find her tribe. At work,
She was one of 38 surviving members of the WASPs, who freed men for combat duty by ferrying military planes to domestic embarkation points.