Latest "black history month" stories
Free tuition for military students part of push to help minority vets, families
Fayetteville State University will start providing free tuition to all military-connected students this fall.
The Spouse Angle Podcast — Up this week: A mother and daughters’ shared West Point legacy
The four women of the Copeland-Haynes family have all graduated from or are currently attending West Point.
By Military Times staff
Veterans group launches podcast series for Black History Month on Black veterans and their mental health
The series aims to address issues including how PTSD impacts Black veterans and their family members, Black veterans experience with military sexual trauma, and research related to Black veterans’ mental health.
Seventy-five years later, the Netherlands honors the ‘Black Liberators’ who helped end the Nazi occupation
In 1944, Allied forces began liberating the Netherlands from Nazi occupation. Among these soldiers were black GIs whose role in the liberation had largely been overlooked in historical accounts. Now, the Black Liberators Project seeks to highlight the service and sacrifice of these soldiers, including the 172 buried in Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten.
By Dylan Gresik
Tuskegee Airman discusses ‘the arc of justice’ at Fort Bragg
Moments before retired Air Force Lt. Col. Enoch Woodhouse Jr. addressed a group at Fort Bragg, he described an instance when he was kicked off a train in the 1940s because of the color of his skin.
By Rachael Riley, The Fayetteville Observer via the AP