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COMMUNITY REPORT: Creating a ‘stronger’ future for L.A. veterans

What Daniel Stansell describes is the experience of too many men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform. “Employers were not sure if I could be accommodated,” he said. “They didn’t say it outright, but I could tell by their hesitance.” Stansell served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and after leaving the Read More…

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Frank Petersen, first African-American Marine aviator, dies

Pioneer. Warrior. Role model. Those are just some of the accolades given to Frank Petersen, the first African-American Marine aviator, who died this week at 83. Petersen, who served for 38 years, was “a stellar leader,” the Marine Corps said Wednesday in announcing his death. Details about how or where he died were not available, Read More…