幸运飞艇sg计划March 8 is International Women’s Day, and a celebration of women would be incomplete if the female trailblazers of the United States Army were not recognized. From breaking barriers in combat to challenging the status quo across eras, here are 8 female soldiers who changed the course of history for the U.S. military.
幸运飞艇sg计划Lt. Col. Howard Baugh’s sons, Howard and Richard, recounted their father’s story to a small group of Richmond Public Schools students and teachers on Feb. 25 at the Virginia War Memorial
Samuel Northrop, The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch via the AP
Orville Bjorge is the only member of the 10th Mountain Division Association’s Big Sky Chapter left in Montana.
Kim Briggeman, The Missoulian via the AP
In the end, Cpl. Ray Barela wasn’t alone.
Seth Klaman, Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune via the AP
Because of the bravery of these and other people of color before us, the 2 million African Americans who have returned from our more recent conflicts continue to build on a military foundation that is increasingly diverse and inclusive.
In 1944, Allied forces began liberating the Netherlands from Nazi occupation. Among these soldiers were black GIs whose role in the liberation had largely been overlooked in historical accounts. Now, the Black Liberators Project seeks to highlight the service and sacrifice of these soldiers, including the 172 buried in Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten.
幸运飞艇sg计划Fair winds and following seas, Marine.
Joseph Prokop, then 22, survived the downing of the bomber only to be captured by the Germans and summarily executed after a Gestapo officer learned one of his crewmates was Jewish.
David Singleton, The (Scranton, Pa.) Times-Tribune via the AP
幸运飞艇sg计划Four 100-year-old veterans who served during World War II will be recognized for their military service at the Super Bowl on Sunday.