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Tennessee State University Director of International Education Mark Brinkley is Today’s Honoree

Mark Brinkley is the Director of International Education in the Office of Diversity and International Affairs (ODIA) at Tennessee State University. ODIA engages the university’s multicultural community by providing intercultural and collaborative initiatives that support the strategic goals of TSU. … Continue reading

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Marine Corps Veteran Jovane Marie is Today’s Honoree

Jovane Marie is a Marine Corps veteran, journalist, speaker, model and entrepreneur. She also serves as the veteran advocate and a contributing writer for U.S. Veterans Magazine, one of the fastest growing veteran-focused publications in the country. The granddaughter of … Continue reading

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World War II Veteran Bob Gasche is Today’s Honoree

Bob Gasche is a 90-year-old World War II veteran who enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps as a teenager in 1943 and fought in the famed battle of Iwo Jima at age 21, his first combat.  He lost many friends … Continue reading

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Incepture Director of Managed Solutions Matt Tuohy is Today’s Honoree

Retired Captain Matt Tuohy is an influential veteran in his Jacksonville, Florida, community. Matt joined local workforce solutions firm Incepture in 2011 and assisted in the development of a strategic program called InVET (Incepture’s Veterans Employment Taskforce). InVET is designed … Continue reading

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NHL Network Analyst Kevin Weekes is Today’s Honoree

With over 14 years of professional hockey experience, including 11 NHL seasons, goaltender Kevin Weekes brings his unique knowledge to the NHL Network as an analyst on its nightly flagship program, NHL On The Fly, as well as a contributor … Continue reading

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Military Fly Mom Linda Maloney is Today’s Honoree

A few months before my first son was born in 2003, I packed away my flight gear in the basement, wondering about the legacy I’d pass down to him. I imagined him one day proudly telling his friends, “My mom … Continue reading

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Robert Tate of The Robert Tate Foundation is Today’s Honoree

Robert Tate is a 9 season veteran of the National Football League. He was the 183rd pick in the 6th round of the 1997 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings, who were led by Coach Dennis Green. Drafted as a … Continue reading

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Dr. Paula Verrette is Today’s Honoree

For more than 30 years, Dr. Paula Verrette has committed herself to making a lasting impact on and improving the health of residents in Los Angeles County. One of seven children she often tended to her siblings’ minor cuts and … Continue reading

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The Spitfire Wingman USAF Col. Jim Haun is Today’s Honoree

James Robert Haun was born to a struggling Memphis, Tennessee lawyer and his wife Sept. 21,1911, the first of three children, their only son.  Because his mother died five days before his ninth birthday, young James — while being swapped … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Stylicia A. Bowden

Ms. Bowden was born and raised  in Detroit, Michigan, “The Motor City” where she started creative writing at  the young age of 8 years old. She wrote plays, poems, short stories and songs  throughout her childhood. Creative writing was a … Continue reading

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