Everyone knows that Dr. Mae Jemison was the first African American woman to travel into space – but many don’t know that an African American woman “suited her up”. McDougle was Jemison’s suit tech for the historic mission STS-47 aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor September 12, 1992. Continue reading Sharon Caples McDougle is somewhat of a “hidden figure”
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced the appointment of two highly-qualified and independent Directors to its Board of Directors: Mark Fields, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company, and Kornelis (Neil) Smit, Vice Chairman of Comcast Corporation. Continue reading Qualcomm Appoints Mark Fields and Kornelis Smit to its Board of Directors
If you’re making the military-to-civilian transition, there are a number of benefits to working for the federal government. If you have been separated or retired from military service for a while and working in the civilian world, you know things are different on the outside. Continue reading Working for the federal government
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Featuring black-and-white to modern-era films, LA Fleet Week® 2018 presented by Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime Video will include a Labor Day Weekend Navy Film Festival at the iconic Warner Grand Theatre in downtown San Pedro. Continue reading La Fleet Week 2018 Navy Film Festival To Celebrate 100 Years Of Navy In Hollywood
PEARL HARBOR – A 2011 El Toro High School graduate and Lake Forest, California, native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise known as the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).
Continue reading Lake Forest, CA native participates in world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the award of 163 Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants totaling $47,600,000. This funding will provide workforce reintegration services to more than 18,000 homeless veterans.
Continue reading U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $47,600,000 In Training Grants to Help Homeless Veterans Re-enter the Workforce
MARSEILLE, France- Seaman Michael, left, and Airman Salem, from Anaheim, Calif., prepare to hoist the national ensign on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Harry S. Truman is currently deployed as part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime security operations in international waters around the globe.
Continue reading Sailor Spotlights! Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Seaman Theodric Michael and Airman Jaiden Salem
The National WWII Museum in New Orleans has awarded Bernice “Bee” Falk Haydu — WWII WASP (Women Air Force Service Pilot) — its 2018 Silver Service Medallion. The award is given to veterans and those with a direct connection to World War II who have served our country with distinction and continue to lead by example.
Continue reading The National WWII Museum Honors WWII Women Air Force Service Pilot Bernice “Bee” Haydu
LEMOORE, Calif.- A 1999 Katella High School graduate and Anaheim, California, native is currently serving with a U.S. Navy strike fighter squadron, which flies one of the world’s most advanced warplanes.
Continue reading Sailor Spotlight! Petty Officer 1st Class Elizabeth NuNez-Orona
Courage. Devotion. Duty.
They are the words most often used to describe the brave Allied troops who landed on Normandy 74 years ago and helped win World War II. Continue reading D-Day: How technology helped win the Normandy invasion and World War II