African American women cadets (Courtesy Photo)
Black History

West Point Academy Graduates Largest-Ever Number of Black Women

WASHINGTON INFORMER — History was recently made at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New York when 32 Black women graduated from the illustrious school. The 2019 graduating class on Friday marked the largest number of African-American women to earn degrees. […read more]

Brig. Gen. Twanda Young
Charleston Chronicle

Brig. Gen. Twanda Young to Keynote SC State’s Spring ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

CHARLESTON CHRONICLE — Claflin University graduate, Brig. Gen. Twanda Young, is a 1988 Distinguished Military Graduate of South Carolina State University’s ROTC Program. She will keynote SC State’s U.S. Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony on Thursday, May 9, at 2 p.m. in the Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. In 2017, Young became the first female officer, commissioned through SC State University’s ROTC program, to be promoted to general. […read more]

Vietnam Veteran and Host Cliff Kelley converse with Navy Veteran 3rd Class Petty Officer Ken Porter about the significance of Millennials becoming educated and empowered through Civil Action.
Chicago Crusader

America’s Heroes Group talks with millennial veterans

CHICAGO CRUSADER — Veteran Marine Corps Corporal Claude Fields III was the call-in guest panelist on the America’s Heroes Group radio talk show on Saturday March 16. Fields conversed with host Cliff Kelley regarding his dissatisfaction with what he describes as his “horrible living conditions.” Fields resides in Riverside, CA, where he rents an apartment. […read more]