Military Matters

Lt. j.g. Madeline G. Swegle (US Navy)

Lt. j.g. Madeline G. Swegle made history this week as she earned the designation of a naval aviator and received her Wings of Gold with 25 classmates during a small ceremony at Naval Air Station (NAS) Kingsville, Texas.

Lt. j.g. Swegle became the Navy’s first African-American female tactical air (TACAIR) pilot in history and she received her Wings of Gold on Friday, 31 July, 2020.

Lt. j.g. Swegle is 2017 U.S. Naval Academy graduate.

Inherent Resolve Operation Nets Almost Two Dozen Terrorist In July

The Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service launched raids in Mosul and Diyala. Three terrorists who were wanted by the Iraqi Judiciary were captured in two simultaneous raids. The total number of captured terrorists arrested by ICTS in July is 22.

New Mid-Career Officer Graduate Education Opportunity

The Navy says that the program is designed to provide due-course naval officers to get a Navy-funded graduate degree in strategy, management or international relations.

To learn more about the program visit the special website for the program.

VA works to protect older Veterans from COVID-19 complications

Coronavirus is certainly hitting all of us, but it is taking a harder toll on our elderly and many are our veterans.

The VA says that they are working to get veterans the help and care that they need no matter where they get their healthcare.

To learn more about how the VA is helping protect our veterans visit the VA website.

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