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West Point Women Reflect On Marines' Nude Photo Scandal

The recent scandal over Marines sharing nude photos of female Marines online hasn’t demoralized some women veterans. Two female West Point graduates from Florida refuse to let it overshadow… 655 more words

U.S. Army

Photo Scandal Hurts Effort To Change Marine Corps Culture

https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wunc2/audio/2017/03/njp031017-marine_photos_0.mp3

My colleague with the American Homefront Project, Jay Price,  reports on efforts to change the culture within the Marine Corps after revelations that hundreds of Marines shared lewd photos of women. 711 more words

Marines

Story 11: We asked Women Veterans, What's it Like to Travel While in the Military?

Featured Image: Tiffany McKeaney

We asked two women Veterans to answer questions about their time spent traveling during active service in the US Military. We had no idea what their responses would be and really appreciate that these women shared their experiences with us!  966 more words

Suits and Sunglasses at My Door…Again

If you’ve never had the FBI ring your doorbell, thank your lucky stars. I’ve met with them several times while being investigated and now I worry that they are going to seize my computer and flash drives, based on my Internet search history… 953 more words

KaLyn Cooper

USMC Announces First Female Infantry Members

A few days ago a United States Marine Corps spokesperson announced three women Marines “…are headed to 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, (1st Battalion of the 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division) where they will serve in the following infantry military occupational specialties: rifleman, machine gunner and mortar Marine.” (1.)  For anyone who doesn’t understand the jargon, three women will be serving in three of the hardest, most physically demanding specialties in the Marine Corps. 926 more words

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Deployment Essentials

Those of you sisters in arms know that preparing for a deployment can be extremely stressful. I truly believe that the deployment tasking itself isn’t as stressful as getting here. 509 more words

Lifestyle

Idiot Of The Week - Mike Pence

It has been a couple of weeks since I wrote an Idiot of the Week post.  It is not that I ran out of idiots, just that I have had so many other ideas swirling like multi-coloured glass chips in my head, have been trying to publish posts about Hillary Clinton’s political agenda multiple times a week, and have just been too busy to pay much attention to idiots.  1,070 more words

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