08 Sep '18, 7pm

@qbizzybee @mmfa The military has even said they profit from diversity in the troops.

Since I was confirmed as Army Secretary in May 2016, I've tried to get out of the Pentagon and see America's Army through the eyes of Soldiers doing what they do, where they do it. I've engaged with teams of Soldiers in exercises with our NATO Allies in Poland. I've watched them conduct jungle warfare training in the Pacific, and participate in northern warfare training in Alaska. I've marveled at the ability of our Army -- from our youngest Soldiers to our most senior leaders -- to engage with partner militaries from Malaysia to Jordan, and to train and mentor national armies fighting for their future in Iraq and Afghanistan. I've even seen Army athletes compete for Olympic glory. They included Second Lieutenant Sam Kendricks, a son of Mississippi and a bronze medalist in the Pole Vault, who humbled us all as he paused in mid-competition to pay respect to our National Ant...

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