I am an American Soldier.
NOT: I am a heterosexual, white, male Soldier.
I am a Warrior and a member of a team.
NOT: I am a judge of my teammates’ life choices.
I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values.
NOT: I choose who I serve and when.
I will always place the mission first.
NOT: I will put my personal feelings ahead of the end goal.
I will never accept defeat.
NOT: I will give up when my comrades are targeted.
I will never quit.
NOT: I will allow discrimination to go unchallenged.
Continue reading “What a Soldier Is and Isn’t // Personal Thoughts on the Soldier’s Creed”
Today, Wednesday 8th March, is International Women’s Day. Today is a day for action, for awareness, for advocacy; a day for celebrating the achievements of women throughout history and for taking a step back to examine how much further we still have to go. Today is about what you can do to further the journey towards equality for women – all women. Here are a few ways that you can participate.
Continue reading “International Women’s Day || What You Can Do”
It’s that time of year again.
Awkward family gatherings, a shit ton of turkey and pumpkin, and a general guilt amongst the white American population about the origins of the holiday.
Thanksgiving, no matter its origins, history or current associations, is a wonderful moment in the calendar year; a rare moment of widespread calm and togetherness. It is a time when Americans finally stop and take a moment to reflect on the things that they are truly thankful for.
With 1/3 of Boshemia being American, it seemed only fitting to stop and reflect ourselves on what Boshemia is thankful for.
Continue reading “Boshemia Gives Thanks”