Connecting Vets
June 02, 2020 - 1:52 pm
The Air Force's highest-ranking enlisted airman, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright shared a lengthy Twitter thread Monday about the nation's fight for justice, freedom and understanding. Wright is only the second black man to ever hold the position of CMSAF. Who am I? I am a Black...
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Connecting Vets
May 27, 2020 - 12:52 pm
In 2018, the more than 18,000 Chinese-Americans who served in World War II were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. Now, the coronavirus pandemic is delaying award ceremonies -- and some awardees won't live to receive the medal. A D.C. awards ceremony planned for late April to recognize Chinese-...
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Connecting Vets
May 27, 2020 - 7:26 am
Capt. Remoshay Nelson joined the United States Air Force Thunderbirds for the 2020 season as the first black female officer to do so. Nelson joined the team as Thunderbird No. 12, the public affairs officer responsible for the team's marketing, recruiting, and publicity programs. The Howard...
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Connecting Vets
May 26, 2020 - 3:08 pm
The stress, anxiety and forced isolation because of the coronavirus pandemic may have increased American's risk of suicide, including for veterans. But that risk could continue to grow even as the pandemic begins to lessen, experts warn. Veterans struggling financially because of the pandemic --...
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Connecting Vets
May 26, 2020 - 1:45 pm
If the weather cooperates, an active-duty Air Force colonel and a retired Marine colonel will be at the controls Wednesday when America launches its first crewed space flight in nine years. Air Force Col. Bob Behnken, 49, of Creve Coeur, Missouri, and retired Marine Col. Doug Hurley, 53, of...
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Connecting Vets
May 26, 2020 - 12:51 pm
Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle commissioned more than 130 new medical professionals into the service in a virtual ceremony last week. The commissionees hailed from more than 100 different colleges, medical schools and dental schools and were commissioned as surgeons, physicians,...
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Connecting Vets
May 26, 2020 - 10:01 am
Lawmakers are getting involved in efforts to have the Department of Veterans Affairs remove swastikas from headstones in two VA cemeteries. A military religious rights group last week threatened the Department of Veterans Affairs with a lawsuit if they do not "immediately" remove three headstones...
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KNSS News
May 25, 2020 - 8:51 pm
Gen. Mark Milley marks his first Memorial Day as the 20th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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May 25, 2020 - 4:12 pm
U.S. Marine Travis Manion was killed by sniper fire in Iraq in 2007 after pulling two fellow Marines to safety.
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May 25, 2020 - 8:47 am
Flag Etiquette: How to Correctly Handle the Stars and Stripes
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