Each year, millions of Americans gather on July 4th, the birth anniversary of the United States as an independent nation. For many, it’s a time of family, fireworks and food off the grill.
Transitioning out of active duty during the novel coronavirus pandemic is likely to require additional planning before being discharged.
Juneteenth is a special commemoration day. It is considered the recognition of black independence and the end of slavery.
As a soldier between 1997 and 2003 and an airman between 2003 and 2007, much of my time in the military was spent at what we might today call “rebel forts.”