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09/11/2023 04:30 PM EDT

The idea of slowing down amidst a busy schedule can feel overwhelming. However, sometimes during all the busy-ness, slowing down and taking time for ourselves to take stock on how we are doing can be beneficial. One way of slowing down can actually be through movement, especially slower mindful movement practices. [From VA News]

09/08/2023 12:00 PM EDT

In May 1977, Linda Bryant enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) as an artillery mechanic in order to escape the small-town farming community of Moultrie, Georgia, where she grew up. Only five years after the Equal Rights Amendment did Bryant considered the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) to be a viable career. The Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), initially formed as a women’s volunteer opportunity to free up men to join World War II, had become a segregated women’s branch of the U.S. Army. [From VA News]

We honor her service.