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Sergeant Stubby: Hero Dog of WWI – A Brave Stray

Stemming from a rich tradition dating back centuries, military trained dogs and their training schools were in place among many of the countries that became involved in World War I prior to the conflict. The United States was not among them. Pedigreed dogs, such as Jack Russell terriers (rat chasers), Siberian huskies (transport), Airedale terriers […]

Women in the Military: Part III

“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” – Bethany Hamilton (professional surfer) Continued from: Women in the Military Part I (1775-1920) & Women in the Military Part II (1941-1991) 1992 Lane McClelland becomes the Coast Guard’s active-duty first woman (since SPARs: […]

Women in the Military: Part II

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” – Marilyn Monroe (former Rosie the Riveter) Continued from: Women in the Military Part I (1775-1920) 1941-1945 (World War II) Over 60,000 Army nurses served overseas and in the U.S. Over 14,000 Navy nurses served overseas and in the U.S. (1942) The Women’s […]

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