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 […]

Women In the Military: Part I

“Everyone has ocean’s to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?” – Amelia Earhart (aviation pioneer) Although their roles weren’t always readily apparent, women have a long history serving within the military, dating all the way back to the United States’ founding. […]

Military Time & Zones

Military time is a 24-hour clock that eliminates the need to determine between a.m. (Ante meridiem – between midnight and noon) and p.m. (post meridiem – between noon and midnight). The military clock runs from 0000 hours (midnight) to 2300 hours (11:00 p.m.). TIME CONVERSION 12-Hour Clock 24-Hour Clock 12-Hour Clock 24-Hour Clock 12:00 a.m. […]