17 Apr '18, 6pm

Face of Defense: Guard Soldier Earns ‘Mrs. Texas Galaxy’ Title https://t.co/5cBAtctmjD

Face of Defense: Guard Soldier Earns ‘Mrs. Texas Galaxy’ Title https://t.co/5cBAtctmjD

“While I was assigned to the civil affairs team, I helped create the Women’s Initiative Program in Ethiopia,” Escobar said. “Because of how high the school dropout rate is for young women, we developed special groups to go to different villages and orphanages to educate and empower them to speak to their political figures and to also inform other women about different political and medical issues.” In many parts of Africa, women are routinely subjected to discrimination and violence by virtue of tradition or customs. Escobar’s team was engaged to address these issues head on through a combination of education and strength.

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