28 February 2013

Military Women: History that Built a Nation

"Military Women: History that Built a Nation"  
by Latorial Faison (STARS & STRIPES KOREA, Okinawa, Guam, Kanto) 2/26/13

Since the beginning of time, women have played pivotal roles in cultures all over the world.  As societies vary, so have the roles of women. Historically, women have served as caregivers, cooks, planters, inventors, mechanics, builders and business women. They have even served as leaders in their families and communities.  However, if there is one place where women have transcended the traditional roles of gender to serve as heroically as their male counterparts it is in our nation’s armed forces . . . (click here for complete article)

13 February 2013

A History to Remember: At the Crossroads of Freedom and Justice

"A History to Remember"
by Latorial Faison (Stars and Stripes Korea, Okinawa, Guam, Kanto) 2/14/13


Fifty years ago, one of America’s greatest leaders, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., took to the national mall in Washington, D. C. to deliver what would go down in history as one of the most famous, profound, and prolific speeches ever delivered in America, “I Have a Dream.” King’s dream was “that one day ... the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.” (Click here to read complete article).