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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 […]
The history of African-American participation in the Coast Guard and its predecessor services dates back to the very founding of the service in 1790. In 228 years of Coast Guard history, African-Americans were the first minority group to serve; however, as a minority, African-Americans have achieved the greatest progress over the last 100 years. Discrimination […]
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 […]
If you’ve been in the military or worked for the Defense Department, you know what a challenge coin is. They’ve been an American military tradition for a century, meant to instill unit pride, improve esprit de corps and reward hard work and excellence. The coins represent anything from a small unit to the offices of […]