Hell yeah, Amy.
WOW… Amy Schumer is dead-on with this.
President Obama will correct a historical act of discrimination next month when he awards the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest commendation for combat valor, to 19 Hispanic, Jewish and African-American veterans overlooked previously because of their racial or ethnic backgrounds.
Our instructor, he told us all it takes is everything you got, and it’s true… Once you are committed to a goal, you can make it if you put everything into it.
Sandra Lee, who currently lives in Connecticut, was working in Civil Affairs in the Army Reserves when she deployed to Iraq in 2003, and it was there that a colleague attacked her in her room. After returning to the U.S. in 2004, she spent years struggling with the V.A. to get benefits and dealing with the aftermath of her assault.
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(via "Every time I tried to tell the truth…I was shut down" | MSNBC)
Soldier Returns Home From Afghanistan To Discover His Dog Had Been Sold On Craiglist
(signal boost just in case anyone from WA reads my Tumblr)
Juana Summers: Sexual assault scandal becomes a Pentagon test
Politico || May 16, 2013
A burgeoning sex-abuse scandal in the military is emerging as a true test of whether the Pentagon can change its culture, stamp out a rampant ill and drag itself into the modern age.
related: The Invisible War is available on Netflix Instant.