Fun Fact of the Day

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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was the only woman in US history to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.  She was awarded the honor in 1865 after General William Sherman and General H. Thomas recommended her for it.  President Lincoln had signed her testimonial.

Later in 1917, she was stripped of the award due to lack of evidence to support her eligibility to be awarded.

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Military Service is not a right

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I was sitting at the large table in Starbucks Thursday afternoon doing some research for a project I’m working on. At one end, a small group of young adults were having a rather lengthy discussion about Trump’s recent tweets regarding transgender individuals serving in the US military.

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