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Caroline Leigh Schofield Auletta and the question that changed her life

Army Capt. Caroline “Leigh” Schofield Auletta never really imagined a career in the military even though it was very much a way of life for her family, but one question can completely alter your life course. 428 more words

Military

My Flag, My Uniform, and Veterans Day

In the order of the title, I’m wondering about next year and whether the order of importance will be the same in 2017. This is my story. 299 more words

Peggy Lutz Blog

TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER

1. How many steps does the guard take during his walk across the tomb of the Unknowns and why? They take 21 steps. This alludes to the twenty-one gun salute, which is the highest honor given any military or foreign dignitary. 572 more words

Women Veterans

A Tribute to Women Veterans

Women veterans tend to get forgotten because the assumption a veteran is a man.  This is a song that pays tribute to the women veterans.  Enjoy!

Military

It's Veteran's Day and women rule!

Anyone who has served in uniform knows you can’t do it alone. From the moment you put your boots on, you’re taught there is strength in team and that lesson isn’t forgotten when you take the uniform off. 795 more words

FEMINIST FRIDAY - A BAND OF SISTERS

Today is Veteran’s Day in the United States.  It is a day set aside to celebrate the men and women in the armed forces who so bravely work to protect our democracy.   2,552 more words

Helen Ricketts Hooks Rownd - Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP)

November 27, 1920 – October 3, 2016 (Age 95)

Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP)

319th Army Air Force Flight Training Detachment

WWII 

Regrettably I learned of Mrs Helen’s passing too late to attend her memorial service, but I am fortunate to have seen her one last time in the hospital before she passed in October. 1,070 more words

World War II Era