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Two Women Complete Army Ranger Training, What’s Next?

Ret. US Army Ranger Jeff Struecker argues women shouldn’t serve in combat roles, citing a “social issue.” West Point graduate and Army vet Donna McAleer tackles that argument saying that our military should be led by the best and brightest regardless of gender. On August 21, two women will graduate from the Army’s storied Ranger […]

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Honored Role (part 24): Abby Griffin: The Call of Nursing

This is the 24nd installment in the Honored Role Series.” Reared around the military, Abby Griffin, a native of Cody, Wyoming, moved to Germany at nine year’s old when her mother was assigned as a nurse with the Department of Defense. In elementary school she showed an early interest in following her mom’s footsteps that […]

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Honored Role (part 23): Captain Kelly Peyton Howard — Yoga’s Warrior Pose Mind, Body & Spirit Connection

This is the 23nd installment in the Honored Role Series.” Two disciplines thousands of years old; the profession of arms, fighting for and defending your nation, and yoga, an ancient practice whose purpose is enlightenment and union through physical, mental and spiritual movement and discipline. Both require strength and practice. Army Captain Kelly Peyton Howard, […]

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Joining Forces—Businesses Building Leaders “The West Point Way”

West Point is the nation’s oldest and most respected leadership institution. For more than 200 years, it has been a high-pressure, high-performance, developmental laboratory that produces leaders for the Army and our nation. Its graduates are found at the highest levels in nearly every field: military, business, education, medicine, law, and government. They include: US […]

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