Tag: Military

Senate Confirms First Black Service Chief in Unanimous Vote

Subject U.S. Air Force; Diversity; Military Description The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Gen. Charles Brown Jr. as chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, making him the first black officer to lead one of the nation’s military services. Creator Laurie Kellman Source https://apnews.com/article/race-and-ethnicity-michael-pence-ap-top-news-death-of-george-floyd-politics-65c97d955ef931c9aae6f36fed8f7aee?utm_medium=ap&utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_source=twitter Publisher apnews.com File

Navy Names Next Aircraft Carrier After Doris Miller, Pearl Harbor Hero

Subject The Navy Hero; Military; History Description Miller was soon ordered to the bridge to aid the mortally wounded commanding officer. He commandeered a .50-caliber Browning antiaircraft machine gun, firing at planes until his ammunition ran out. Creator Patrice Gaines Source https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/navy-names-next-aircraft-carrier-after-doris-miller-pearl-harbor-n1122281 Publisher nbcnews.com File

Jamaican Artist Shaggy Honored for Service to US Marines

Subject Shaggy; Military; Veterans Day Description Grammy-award-winning Jamaican artist Shaggy was recognized for his service to the US Marines at a special Veterans Day Dinner in Boston. Creator caribbeannationalweekly.com Source https://www.caribbeannationalweekly.com/entertainment/jamaican-artist-shaggy-honored-for-service-to-us-marines/ Publisher caribbeannationalweekly.com File

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