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U.S. Army Sgt. Koku Adzoble won a lottery to move to the U.S. from a tiny sliver of a country in West Africa where he grew up. He joined the U.S. Army to make a better life for himself. “Back …
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In “This Week in the DoD” for June 29: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced a new Department of Defense grant program for schools supporting military children at the Military Child Education Coalition national training seminar in Grapevine, Texas. In a visit …
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From www.history.navy.mil 1990 - Rear Admiral Marsha J. Evans, USN was the first woman to command a Naval Station. In 1990, then a Captain, she assumed command of Naval Station, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California. 1990 - Lieutenant Commander Darlene Iskra, USN …
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From www.history.navy.mil 1961 - In 1961 Lieutenant Charlene T. Suneson, USNR, reports for duty to the Officer of the Day, Lieutenant Junior Grade J. A. Bishop, USN, on board USS General W.A. Mann (AP-112). She was the first line WAVES officer …
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Story by Elizabeth M. Collins, Soldiers Magazine From www.soldiers.dodlive.mil Shoshana “Shana” Johnson will never forget March 23, 2003 — not because it was the day she reluctantly became famous, but because it was the day she was cruelly thrust into …
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