Military

Betty Reid Soskin—the National Park Service’s oldest ranger who dedicated her work to amplifying stories about Black history—has retired.

The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion—the U.S. Army’s only all-Black women unit to serve during WWII—will be bestowed with a Congressional Gold Medal.

Inspired by the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the RedTail Flight Academy is empowering the next generation of Black aviators.

A New Jersey school was renamed to honor the legacy of Tuskegee Airman Malcolm E. Nettingham.

Trump has a long and detailed history of disrespecting American servicemen, especially those who have died for their country. Case in point: Army Sgt. La David Johnson.

Gen. Charles Brown Jr. was appointed to become the Air Force’s chief of staff, making him the first African American general to lead a U.S. military branch.

Aviator Madeline Swegle made history as the U.S. Navy’s first Black woman tactical air pilot.

Disagreements form amongst some armed forces.

Former Tuskegee Airmen nurse Second Lt. Irma "Pete" Cameron Dryden recently celebrated her 100th birthday.

The U.S. Navy will name a new aircraft after unsung Black WWII hero Doris "Dorie" Miller.

Some users on Twitter nominated several "Fully-able-bodied persons," including Candace Owens, to enlist in the military to fight Trump's war that he started with Iran.

Nation

National Guard removes two men with white supremacist ties.