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WWII: African American Women In The Military

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Women in the Military “…Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) was renamed the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) in July 1943, and the Air Corps (AC), after a reorganization, became the Army Air Forces (AAF) in March 1942…”  Excepts from Pictures of African Americans World War II. Read more… National Archives: Pictures of African Americans during World War II

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Walking in Memory of Reuben Paul Santos, Iraq War Veteran

Out Of The Darkness Community Walk
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Lake Merced, San Francisco

This month the Veterans Media Center of San Francisco pays tribute to the memory of Reuben Paul “Chip” Santos and to the courage of his parents Paula and Ruben. On Sunday, September 23, I participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk* at Lake Merced here in San Francisco. I went especially to support the Santos family who lost their dear son Reuben, an Iraq War Veteran, to suicide. Paula and Ruben speak publicly about their loss in an effort to create greater public awareness and response regarding Veteran suicide. Continue reading