Ep: 021 – Kim Bowerman

Today on WVSJ Network Connects: Our host Army Veteran and CEO of WVSJ Network BriGette McCoy shares a conversation with Army Veteran Kim Bowerman, former Drill Sergeant and Law Enforcement officer about why she joined the military, dual military service with her spouse and her reasons for military transition decision. Kim shares the ups and downs of her experiences and her love for education mentoring and coaching others in their careers.   Listen in on the conversation of two women veteran sharing life experiences and military service. 

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The Final Climb to Glory

In the chaos that too many Americans have come to know as “combat,” the United States of America is fortunate to have an incredible amount of heroes, who selflessly sacrifice for their country.  Yesterday, Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins was recognized at one of those heroes as his son accepted the Medal of Honor for his dad who died to save his fellow service members in Abu Samak, Iraq.  

“(Atkins) rose to the highest calling, he laid down his life to save the lives of his fellow warriors. In so doing, he embodied the deepest meaning of the motto of the 10th Mountain Division: He climbed to glory,” said President Trump at the White House ceremony.   

Serving his second tour in …

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Army Rolls Over the Midshipmen for 3rd straight season

Philadelphia, Penn. – This is known as American’s Game, filled with tradition.

For the 119thtime Army versus Navy took place on the gridiron.

It’s the only game where everyone on the field is a hero.

“The March On” happened a few minutes after 2:30 on Saturday; U.S. Military Academy Cadets and the Midshipmen of Navy marched onto the pristine green playing field. The country’s future military leaders, warriors and brothers and sisters in arms move onto the field in cadence in a manner so precise that it captures the entire crowd’s attention in awe.

For fun and entertainment, the two schools continue a tradition that no other game has when the complete “the prisoner exchange” as seven exchange …

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Efficiency leads Duke to a 34-14 win over Army in the opener

With the College Football season finally upon us, the excitement was in the air on a hot and muggy Friday night in Durham, NC. The Duke Blue Devils hosted the Army West Point Black Knights on Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Duke entered the opener with revenge on the mind after losing a close contest to Army last year, 21-16 at Michie Stadium in West Point, New York.

As the opening kickoff approached and the band performed the Star-Spangled Banner, the fly over was met with oohs and aahs by spectators all across the stadium. The fly over featured old communist type planes such as the Nanchang CJ-6 (a People’s Liberation Army Air Force trainer from the 60’s) and …

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Heroes Media Group Covers Army’s End of Futility

Baltimore, Md. – Fourteen years of football-futility ended Saturday afternoon at M&T Stadium as the Army Black Knights finally beat the Navy Midshipman.  Navy still maintains a .568 winning percentage in all competition between the two academies but the pinnacle of competition is football.  Navy dominance ended Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 in Baltimore with a 21-17 loss to the “long gray line.”

“I’m just happy for our seniors,” said Army’s Head Coach, Jeff Monken.  “The sense of pride that they will have to go on, having beaten Navy, having beaten our biggest rival in their senior year.  It’s great for everybody in that locker room.  I hope they enjoy it.”

Navy entered the game as the clear favorite, ranked 25…

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