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“Thank you for your service, Soldier.” Signed, A Grateful Nation

“Thank you for your service, Soldier.” Signed, A Grateful Nation

    By Deborah Baber Savalla On Saturday June 23, 2018, the Ventura County Vietnam Veterans again raised the money and dedicated their time making the Moving Wall, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC, a reality in our county. These tireless veterans and their supporters deserve our profound thanks for a moving […]

Ash Carter approves final strategy for women in military combat roles

Ash Carter approves final strategy for women in military combat roles

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter approved Thursday final plans from military service branches and the U.S. Special Operations Command to open up all combat jobs to women, medicine and authorized the military to begin integrating female combat soldiers “right away.” All of the services submitted their plan to integrate women into combat roles by Jan. 1 […]