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Joint Chiefs chairman urges greater racial diversity in the military
Gen. Mark Milley told a Howard University ROTC commissioning ceremony that diversity is an important strength of the military but is still inadequate.
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press and Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
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Oldest living WWII veteran celebrates 111th birthday
Lawrence Brooks, a veteran of the 91st Engineer Battalion, a primarily African-American unit, served during World War II as a servant to three white officers.
By Harm Venhuizen