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US military to allow transgender men and women to serve openly

By W.J. Bennigan, Tribune Washington Bureau

June 30, 2016

Filed under News

The Pentagon on Thursday lifted a long-standing ban against transgender men and women serving openly in the military, removing one of its last discriminatory hurdles and placing gender identity on par with race, religion, color...

Benjamin brings battle to the front line

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

September 6, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Some collegiate athletes start straight out of high school. Others take extra steps before starting their eligibility.  Junior volleyball player Yael Benjamin came to SIU from the Israeli Army. Since its independence in 1948, Israel ...

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