Shining more light on the heroism of black Civil War soldiers Blacks volunteered and organized for service from the start of the war in 1861. But it was only after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863, that they were officially "received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service."
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:42:00 +0000 Admiral: Upgrades coming for Norfolk Naval Shipyard Improvements will focus on aging dry docks, new equipment and rethinking yard layouts, said Vice Adm. Tom Moore, who heads Naval Sea Systems Command. The investment in dry docks alone would be $3 billion to $4 billion over 30 years at these yards.
Special Note: While we know some reliefs are well deserved or earned in every way (like Lt.Col (R) Stemple) - many listed here may be as the result of political correctness, social experimentation and oversensitive service members using the regulations to distract from their own shortcomings. Its up to you to decide!
Ex-brigade commander slammed for behavior -Army report says fired colonel’s underlings lived in ‘abject fear’
By Joe Gould - Staff writer Posted : Sunday Nov 20, 2011