Tag: Military

New Jersey School Renamed To Honor The Legacy Of Tuskegee Airman

NewsOne Featured Video The bravery and resilience the Tuskegee Airmen embodied during World War II will reverberate for generations to come and one of the members of the troop recently received a posthumous honor in recognition of his service. Malcolm E. Nettingham’s former school, Park Middle School, was renamed after him to pay homage to […]

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NATO launches AI strategy and $1B fund as defense race heats up

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the military alliance of 30 countries that border the North Atlantic Ocean, this week announced that it would adopt its first AI strategy and launch a “future-proofing” fund with the goal of investing around $1 billion. Military.com reports that U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will join other NATO members […]

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Dead Transgender Soldier Wins Case Against Army Over Her ‘Illegal’ Discharge

BYUN HEE-SOO WAS SOUTH KOREA’S FIRST TRANSGENDER SOLDIER. Photo: AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File South Korea’s first transgender soldier has won a court case against the country’s army, months after she killed herself following her dismissal from the military. A South Korean court ruled on Thursday it was unfair for the army to forcibly discharge the former […]

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Ibram X. Kendi, Jordan Casteel and Daniel Lind-Ramos Are Among Winners of 2021 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

Ibram X. Kendi, Artist Jordan Casteel, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Among 2021 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant Winners “As we emerge from the shadows of the past two years, this class of 25 Fellows helps us reimagine what’s possible,” said MacArthur Fellows Managing Director Cecilia Conrad in a statement. “They demonstrate that creativity has no boundaries…Once again, we have […]

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