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August 29, 2017

BLOOD STRIPE explores a character that is relatively new to both U.S. policy and to movies – a fully-combat-participatory female soldier.  Co-filmmakers Remy Auberjonois and Kate Nowlin (the pair co-wrote the film, while Auberjonois directed and Nowlin stars) deftly feminize the warrior archetype while building the story to an emotional crescendo, reminding us of how little […]

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August 29, 2017

First question I get asked is what is an “Unconference”? I like to call it an Unconference because it’s not your traditional conference. Having planned, spoken, and attended A LOT of different types of events I wanted to take what I felt were outstanding components and add them into this 3 day event for women […]

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August 25, 2017

Now Casting MILITARY VETERANS WHO ARE CHEFS IN RESTAURANTS For Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games” My name is Kirsten Diebold and I am a Casting Associate Producer currently casting Guy Fieri’s exciting, popular and long-running show, “Guy’s Grocery Games” on Food Network. I am on the hunt for Military Veteran FEMALE Chefs. I am hoping you […]

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August 16, 2017

Link: http://jobs.comcast.com/ Note: On the Careers site, candidates would type the req numbers provided below in the KEYWORD OR REQ ID field which is in the middle of the page to the left to assess the postings and apply. The locations are as follows: Location Req # Openings Antelope 164774 6 Sac – National 165062 6 Stockton 164773 6

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August 7, 2017

At the U.S. Naval Institute, the Naval History Essay Contest is now available that is sponsored by the William M. Wood Foundation. Any contributor like active duty military, reservists, veterans, government civilian personnel, civilians is eligible to apply for the contest. The U.S. Naval Institute provides an independent forum for those who dare to read, […]

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August 1, 2017

Blink and you’ll have missed it. Life. In all its fullness, inevitable pain and uncertainty that accompanies it, is so fleeting that the mere thought of what it takes to live on purpose never truly resonates until it is long gone. This is especially true for those of us who have borne invisible scars inflicted […]

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August 1, 2017

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, more than one million Californians identify as LGBTQ+, making up more than 4% of California’s population. Due to complex factors including lack of access to treatment, culturally unresponsive service provision, and higher levels of stigma and discrimination, LGBTQ+ people are almost three times more likely than non-LGBTQ+ peers to […]

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August 1, 2017

Sword & Plough deeply values and appreciates the men and women who have served in the United States military, and we do all that we can to empower and support this community. A core focus for our mission is to bridge the civil-military divide by creating opportunities for members of the military community to share […]

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