29 May
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Megan McClung, Major, U.S. Marine Corps

Megan McClung (April 14, 1972–December 6, 2006) was the first female Marine Officer killed in combat during the war in Iraq. At the time, Major McClung was serving as a public affairs officer for 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters. McClung’s work with military operational transparency impassioned her, and she was a firm advocate for media […]

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25 May
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Events for Vets

May is National Military Appreciation Month. During this month we honor those in the Armed Force with different holidays such as Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day. See the great events going on during this Memorial Day weekend. Click Here  

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22 May
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Jennifer Moreno, Captain, U.S. Army

1st Lt. Jennifer Moreno chose to serve as a nurse in the Army after graduating from the University of San Francisco with a nursing degree. In 2009 she completed Army Airborne training and volunteered to serve with the Special Operation Command. As a Cultural Support Team member attached to a Ranger Unit, her additional duties […]

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12 May
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Ellen May Tower, U.S. Army

Ellen May Tower (1868-1899) was heavily influenced by her father’s patriotism and service to the United States, first in the Civil War and later as a judge in Michigan. After graduating from nursing school in 1894, she spent several years working at Michigan School for the Blind before seeking out additional training as a war […]

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10 May
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Aleda E. Lutz, 2LT U.S. Army

In Aleda E. Lutz (1915 – 1944) she graduated from Saginaw General Hospital School of Nursing and started working at the Saginaw General Hospital. U.S. entry to World War II had a significant impact on the Lutz family – despite their German heritage, there was no questioning their loyalties. Aleda’s brother and two of her […]

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