Military February 02, 2019

By Kim Tong-Hyung: Woman Enslaved by Japan’s Military Mourned near Protest Site
 
 
 
 
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald: Former Marine Sergeant Found Guilty Of Trafficking Guns And Ammo To Haiti
Joseph is set to be sentenced on April 12. He faces up to 20 years in jail, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release.
 
 
 
 
By Nancy Montgomery: ‘The American Dream Is Real’: Once a Desperate Refugee, Now a US Army General
Yet within seven years after his American arrival, Lap The Chau had a new name, a degree from the Virginia Military Institute and a career as “an officer in the greatest Army on Earth,” as he put it.

Brig. Gen. Lapthe Flora, as he’s now known, is deputy commander of U.S. Army Africa and assistant adjutant general of the Virginia National Guard.

He is thought to be the only Vietnamese “boat person” to become a general officer in the U.S. military.
 
 
 
 
By Hope Hodge Seck: Transgender Sailor Megan Winters to Attend State of the Union Address
“I do my job to the best of my ability every single day and will do that as long as I’m able to,” she told the AP in January. “I recall how I felt the first time I put on the uniform. I genuinely wish that upon any American who wishes to serve.”
 
 
 
 
By Kevin Duffy: Unusually High Number of Patriot Players Come from Military Families
 
 
 
 
Face of Defense: Horton Hears the Blues
 
 
 
 
The Angry Staff Officer By Sergeant M: What Going Back to Tech School Taught Me About Being an NCO