The Sip: May the Space Force be with you

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time to stock up on tacos and your news from The Sip, the bi-weekly newsletter brought to you by the team at MilitaryOneClick and MilSpouseFest. Throw Back On this date in 1963, Soviet Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space. Reach for the stars. Need […]

African American troops fought to fight in WWI

During World War I, when African-American National Guard soldiers of New York’s 15th Infantry Regiment arrived in France in December 1917, they expected to conduct combat training and enter the trenches of the western front right away to fight the enemy. However, at first, the African-American troops were ordered to unload supply ships at the […]

9 things every American should know about the Navajo Code Talkers

Navajo code talkers–once unable to even talk about the role they played in World War II–are suddenly all over the news after President Donald Trump’s ill-conceived and painfully tone-deaf remarks using derogatory language to slam a political opponent. The president was presiding over a ceremony meant to honor the veterans’ contributions; sadly, the veterans’ contributions […]