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By Melissa K. Buckley, Fort Leonard Wood From www.defense.gov  FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Army Sgt. Sandra Coast graduated from Basic Combat Training here Feb. 17, officially beginning her Army career at 51 years old. The average age for an Army …
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By Tech. Sgt. Chris Powell, DMA From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) - An operating room nurse in North Carolina during the early days of World War II would become the first African-American nurse commissioned as a lieutenant in the …
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By Tech. Sgt. Mareshah Haynes, Defense Media Activity From www.defense.gov FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) - During her deployment with a provincial reconstruction team in Afghanistan in 2010, Senior Airman Chanise Epps proved that a simple hand-held camera can be just as …
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By Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Rojek, Defense Media Activity From www.defense.gov FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) - By the time she was in fourth grade, young Shawna Rochelle Kimbrell knew she wanted to be a fighter pilot. What the now-Air Force major didn’t …
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From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) - Retired Army Maj. Nancy C. Leftenant-Colon, the first black nurse in the Reserve or active-duty Army nurse corps, didn’t expect it to be easy. As a Reservist, she knew upon joining the …
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