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Joni Ernst: Everything You Need to Know
Name: Joni Kay Ernst (née Culver) Party: Republican Date of Birth: July 1, 1970 Age: 46 What She Does Now: U.S. senator from Iowa What She Used to Do: Ernst served in the military for 23 years, first joining Iowa State University’s ROTC program at age 20 and then the U.S. Army Reserves after
Trailblazer Becomes Army's First Female Infantry Officer
Already a trailblazer, Army Captain Kristen Griest became the Army’s first female infantry officer when, on Monday, the Army approved her request to transfer from the military police unit she had been serving in. Griest became well-known last year after she became one of the first three women to
Photo of Professor Babysitting Student's Kids While She Takes Exam Goes Viral
A college professor offered to keep an eye on his student's children while she was taking her finals when her babysitter cancelled at the last minute, and a photo of the babysitting professor has gone viral. Daniel Krebs of the University of Louisville was photographed playing computer games in the
Ben Carson Blasts 'Political Hit Job' After West Point Story Questioned
After a series of reports questioning stories told by Ben Carson , the Republican presidential candidate has fired back, blaming the media for a "political hit job." Carson found himself facing scrutiny for saying he had been offered a full scholarship to West Point Military Academy . His campaign
Ben Carson Campaign Now Says He 'Did Not Seek Admission' to West Point
Ben Carson did not apply and was not admitted to the U.S. Military Academy, despite writing in his book "Gifted Hands" that he had gotten a full scholarship offer from the school, his presidential campaign told ABC News. "Again, though his senior commander was in touch with West Point and told Dr.
How I spent my summer vacation
The summer is not quite over, but in advance of the inevitable, ESPN.com decided to get a jump on the age-old welcome back to school essay question and ask a few players and one coach to tell us how they spent their summer vacations. Duke senior Marshall Plumlee He came to the phone only after he
Army Officer Recycles Military Surplus and Creates Fashionable Bags
DENVER–Serving in the military while also being the CEO of a fashion company can be an intimidating but also a rewarding experience. It’s also a perfect match for U.S. Army 1st Lt. Emily Núñez, 24, who saw a need and filled it, helping her fellow veterans...
Wounded Ex-Marine Bodysurfs to Help Others and Himself
Pyramid Rock Beach, Hawaii — When former Marine Corps Capt. Ben Mercier returned from his deployment in Iraq after being wounded, he said he just didn’t want to be around people. “I was just different. I didn’t know at the time that I had [PTSD] ...
Lawmakers, Credit Card Companies Take Aim at Mug Shot Websites
For people who find their faces splashed across mug shot websites , even if they were later found innocent of the crimes, it can haunt them for the rest of their lives. Now, lawmakers and even credit card companies are stepping in to help protect people from further humiliation. Owners of mug shot