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Obama Administration Acknowledges Military Suicide Victims in New Condolence Policy

Yesterday, President Obama took a huge step forward in acknowledging the toll war takes on soldiers’ mental health by lifting the long-implemented (but unwritten) ban on sending condolence letters to the families of servicemen and women who commit suicide while on deployment.

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History

Badass Ladies of History: WWII WASPs

This post introduces a new, periodic series on the awesome women who walked the world before we did.  Today’s Badass Ladies of History are the brave women who were trained to fly transport, testing, training and cargo missions during the last years of World War II.