Race relations A 95-year-old Veteran Remembers Fighting WWII in the Pacific - And Racism At Home By Robert Garrova • Nov 9, 2020 Hendricks family / U.S. Marine Corps President Roosevelt opened all branches of the military to Black troops in 1941, but for African-American service members like Luther Hendricks, racism still was prevalent. Why Are There So Few Black Admirals In The Navy? Some Blame A Culture Of Discrimination By Steve Walsh • Sep 10, 2020 Craig Z. Rodarte / U.S. Navy The One Navy Task Force is looking at why only a handful of African Americans reach top jobs. It's also examining discrimination in all aspects of Navy life. In A Little-Discussed Program, The VA Is Helping Veterans Deal With Race-Based Stress By Emily Elena Dugdale • Sep 3, 2020 Department of Veterans Affairs A group of VA psychologists across the country have formed race-based stress and trauma support groups for veterans of color. The Air Force Is Under Pressure To Explain A Longstanding Racial Disparity In Punishment By Carson Frame • Jul 28, 2020 Sarah Brice / U.S. Air Force Advocates are calling attention to statistics that show Black airmen are brought up for punishment more often than their white counterparts. The Air Force says it's trying to figure out why. If The Military Renames Southern Bases, Whose Names Should Replace The Confederate Generals? By Jay Price • Jun 22, 2020 Joshua Cowden / U.S. Army With the call for changing the names of 10 Southern military bases gaining momentum in Washington, the question is starting to arise in Washington - and outside of it - of what names might replace those of the Confederate generals they now bear. In 1969, The Military Thought It Had Eliminated Racism In Its Ranks. Then Troops Began Rioting By Jay Price • Jul 19, 2019 U.S. Marine Corps Camp Lejeune, N.C. was the first of several bases to experience racial violence during the Vietnam War. It led to major reforms in military racial policies.