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21-Gun Salute

“To be able to live each day with honor, respect and dignity is the greatest achievement of all.” – Dr. Roopleen Tracing its history back to early warriors demonstrating peaceful intentions by positioning their weapons in a way that rendered them ineffective, military gun salutes originated in the 14th century with the use of cannons […]

Craft Corner – Screen Pantry Door

Farmhouse décor seems to be inspiring most home renovations lately! I can honestly say, I have jumped on the bandwagon much to my husband’s dismay. Small changes here and there don’t have to break the bank though. The best part about farmhouse décor is that you can purchase fabulous finds at garage sales, antique shops […]

MWR Star – Cristina Krause

MWR Star is an initiative to recognize exemplary employees in MWR. People who go above and beyond to assist MWR customers and their co-workers. One individual is chosen monthly to be featured as our star, spotlighting details about themselves and their position within MWR.   Cristina Krause has been working with MWR for one and […]

The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynar Joukhadar

Reading The Map of Salt and Stars was a transfixing experience. It drops you into the displacing and confusing world of a Syrian refugee running from the civil war, trying to find a home amongst the nonstop turmoil. Then you’re suddenly transported back eight hundred years to see a young girl risk a lot to […]

28 African Descendants You Should Know – February 3

Nathan “Nearest” Green 1820 – 1890 First master distiller of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey. An incorrect spelling in an 1880 census has caused some confusion. Nathan “Nearest” Green was born a slave, nicknamed Nearest and later, Uncle Nearest, to all his family and friends. In 1967, Jack Daniel’s Legacy was published, revealing to the world that […]

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