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What Have We Learned?

September 11, 2021

Published in Prince George’s Suite. Commentary By M.H. Jim Estepp Former Prince George’s County Public Safety Director and County Council Chair Anyone who was alive on September 11, 2001 can remember where they were and what they were doing on that fateful morning. Imagine having a loved one in, on or anywhere near a plane…

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Van Ovost Tapped to Lead TRANSCOM, New Bosses Named for SOUTHCOM and INDOPACOM

March 8, 2021

The following is an excerpt from the original article, published 3/8/21 by Brian W. Everstine, taken from AirforceMag.com. Click here for the full article. President Joe Biden on March 6 nominated USAF Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost—currently the U.S. military’s only woman with four stars—to command U.S. Transportation Command, and Army Lt. Gen. Laura J.…

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Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost talks about her inspiring Air Force career

March 1, 2021

The following is an excerpt from the original article, published 4/1/21 on Today.com. Kicking TODAY’s special series Women Are Essential for Women’s History Month, Savannah Guthrie speaks exclusively with the nation’s highest-ranking woman in uniform, Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, who talks about her inspiring career in the Air Force. “Frankly, it’s quite lonely,” she says,…

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