Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Change in U.S. Armed Forces Policy Allows Women in Active Combat Roles

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s Wednesday announcement that women in the U.S. Armed Forces will be allowed to be dispatched directly into active combat roles will affect the roughly 12.2% enlisted U.S. military Latinas. The new shift in policy overturns a previous 1994 rule “prohibiting women from being assigned to small ground combat units.” […]

Guest Blogger: Alfredo Estrada “Nuestro Futuro”

The prize for the worst acronym ever should go to STEM, which refers to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For many Latinos, it’s what you get at the florist. But STEM is no laughing matter. Congressman Ruben Hinojosa often cites the figure that just to meet current demand, and to maintain our global competitiveness, America […]