Military April 14, 2019

By Cathy Dyson: ‘Treated like Second-Class Citizens’: Female Marine Reflects on her Career
By Howard Cohen: The Coast Guard Is Giving Away 4 Historic Florida Keys Lighthouses
Here’s what you need to do — Act fast. You need to submit a letter of interest no later than Monday, April 15. Details about the four lighthouses, their specs, locations, and the addresses to which you must send your letters — and the details they need to include — are available on the General Services Administration’s Real Property Utilization and Disposal government agency’s website at
By Faith E. Pinho, Daily Pilot: People in Laguna Beach, California are complaining the American flag on its cop cars is ‘very aggressive’
“People are screaming that the American flag on a police car is somehow or another … hurting people’s feelings who might be immigrants or visitors,” said Councilman Peter Blake. “People are actually ridiculous enough to bring up comments about our cop cars having American flags on them.”

Artist Carrie Woodburn went to the podium at the March 19 council meeting and said it was “shocking to see the boldness of the design” when the newly painted Ford Explorers rolled out.

“We have such an amazing community of artists here, and I thought the aesthetic didn’t really represent our community,” Woodburn said. “It feels very aggressive.”

Attorney Jennifer Welsh Zeiter said at the last council meeting that she found the police cars “exceptional” and questioned the loyalty of anyone who objected to the American flag display.
By Paul Woolverton, The Fayetteville Observer: Army Special Forces major charged with cyberstalking ex-wife in revenge porn case
By Paul Szoldra: Coast Guard arrests Canadian man allegedly sailing with almost 200 gallons of liquid meth
By Jim Garamone: DOD Official: Updated Transgender Policy Based on Treating All With Dignity
By Beth Brogan: Destroyer Named after Medal of Honor Recipient Will Be Christened in June
The future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) will be christened June 22 at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, the company has announced.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer is named for Sen. Daniel Inouye, a Medal of Honor recipient who fought in World War II and then served as a U.S. Senator representing from 1963 until his death in 2012.