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U.S. Military Groundbreakers

Recognizing those who took great strides to diversify the armed forces Born into slavery in 1856, 2nd Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper was the first African...

Pentagon Continues Pride Flag Ban at U.S. Military Installations

The U.S. Department of Defense will not allow American military installations to display the Pride flag during the month of June. Pentagon Press Secretary John...

Navy Task Force Releases Report on Diversity and Inclusion Issues 

A special U.S. Navy task force recently submitted its final diversity and inclusion report to the service’s Culture of Excellence Governance Board, the Navy...

US Army Announces More Inclusive Dress Code, Removes Offensive Language

This week, United States Army leaders announced a new set of appearance standards that offer soldiers more flexibility with makeup, hairstyles, and jewelry.  Beginning on...

First Black Woman to Become a Navy Tactical Aircraft Pilot Earns...

On July 9, Lt. j.g. Madeline G. Swegle completed naval aviation training to become the first Black woman tactical fighter pilot in the history...

Institutions Ease the Transition to Higher Ed for Overlooked Student Groups

Today’s educationally disadvantaged college students are incredibly diverse, each having unique needs based on their background, experiences, and goals. While the barriers that some...

Supreme Court Allows Transgender Military Ban to Go into Effect

The U.S. Supreme Court declared on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s proposed ban on transgender service members shall go into effect, at least for...

Trump Bans Transgender Recruits from Serving in the Military

President Donald Trump announced this week that transgender individuals will no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S. military. The president made the...

Pentagon Opens All Combat Positions to Women, without Exception

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced last week that all military positions will now be open to women, without exception, starting January 1,...