Entries for September, 2015

Change of Criteria for Medals: Military Connection

By Debbie Gregory. It is widely known that Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone risked his life to stop an Islamic extremism aboard a train in France. But since the incident occurred in the French countryside, far from any declared combat zones, Stone was not eligible for traditional valor medals, such as the Bronze Star or […]

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Amputee Triumphs Through Fitness : Military Connection

By Debbie Gregory. If you’re easily offended, Derek Weida probably isn’t your guy. Weida’s internet videos on bodybuilding and weight loss are chock full of profanity, burping, and beer consumption. But the amputee veteran has quite a following (millions of viewers), with tens of thousands of people having reached out to him for diet and […]

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Army Boosts Aerial Presence: Military Connection

By Debbie Gregory. In answer to an increase in global threats, the US Army is stepping up to the plate to put more “eyes in the skies.” The Army is planning to expand its aerial exploitation battalion forces, which fly manned Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions around the world. According to the Pentagon, the […]

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Underserving Female Veterans: Military Connection

By Debbie Gregory. While official policy mandates that women do not serve in combat roles in the U.S. military, the women who serve still suffer from physical and psychological injury. Among them is retired Army Sgt. Brenda Reed, who has pleaded with VA officials for “a foot that fits, a female foot,” only to be […]

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Breastfeeding in Cammos: Military Connection

By Debbie Gregory. In an effort to “normalize” breastfeeding, a group of active duty military posed with their babies at the breast, and the photograph has gone viral. Fort Bliss Public Affairs and Garrison Command approved the shoot, an Army spokesman said. While breasts have been used to sell everything from cheeseburgers to cars, for […]

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