Col. Mary Louise Milligan Rasmuson April 11, 1911 - July 30, 2012 Col. Mary Louise Milligan Rasmuson, a member of the first Women's Army Corps, or WAC, passed away on July 30 at the age of 101. During her service with the WAC, Rasmuson worked with Congress to improve laws regarding female service credit and benefits. After leaving the Army and until … [Read more...] about Wednesday’s Hero
This week's hero is a good one. Robert Cone is the second Cousin of Wednesday Hero's partner in crime, Greta. Robert S. Cone 85 years old from Delray Beach, Florida 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Surrounded by family, feted by a U.S. congressman and a Veterans of Foreign Wars color guard, one of the few surviving members … [Read more...] about Wednesday’s Hero
I know I have yet to go off on one of my feminism rants on here yet, so I am due one. For six years, US Rep. Bobby Rush and others have been trying to advance legislation that addresses postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. The legislation would require medical professionals to educate new mothers and their families about this before they ever … [Read more...] about Women Needed In Congress!
I know. You are going why should I care. The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, October 15th has passed in Congress. This is important to all of us who have lost a child in either infancy or miscarriage. As many of you know, I had a miscarriage in July so this issue is near and dear to my heart. Here's the transcription of it being passed. … [Read more...] about H.CON.RES.222 – PASSED