Here's the latest article from the Veterans site at BellaOnline.com.
First Woman - Distinguished Service Medal
In 1939 Jacqueline Cochran wrote to Eleanor Roosevelt to promote the idea of women pilots taking over non-combat military flying so that men would be freed to fly into combat. In 1945, Jacqueline Cochran was the first woman to be awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.
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Of my two ‘handicaps’, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.
~ Shirley Chisholm
My first book -- Minna Pegeen -- is now listed with many bookstores. It's about doing the right thing, no matter what the cost.
Let me know if you purchase a copy and I'll send an autographed sheet to insert inside the front cover.
Also, I have launched two new blogs:
http://WritingRainey.blogspot.com will be of interest to Veterans.
http://PrayerfulShawls.blogspot.com will be of interest to people who crochet or knit.
A wonderful blog about job-searching is http://StaceyCostas.blogspot.com
If you know of any blogs you think Veterans would be interested in, please email and let me know!
Evelyn Rainey, Veterans Editor
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