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9/11 20th Anniversary: How will you honor their memory? | Charles D. Allen

BY: - September 8, 2021

On Saturday, consider how you will be a “patriot” and, through your service to others, enact the values upon which our nation was founded.

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A new class at U.S. Army War College must meet the challenges of a changing world | Opinion

BY: - August 9, 2021

Prepare yourself for the uncertain future. Our nations are counting on you.

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For these U.S. Army War College students, a graduation like no other | Charles D. Allen

BY: - June 8, 2021

I hope that our student cohorts will appreciate their demonstrated agility and resiliency after completing a unique year.

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Maj. Gen. Charles C. Rogers: A legacy of Black history | Charles D. Allen

BY: - February 2, 2021

Rogers was one of three African-American officer students in the U.S. Army War College Class of 1971.

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In 2021: We have to keep working toward ending what MLK called ‘The Other America’ | Charles D. Allen

BY: - January 5, 2021

As we begin a new year, my hometown of Carlisle, Pa., continues America's quest to embrace Dr. King's commitment to social, economic, and political justice.

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Freedom, Democracy, and Thanksgiving Day 2020 | Charles D. Allen

BY: - November 25, 2020

With the year 2021 ahead, let us make this an American decade and rise to establish freedom from want for others in our society and for our democracy.

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Veterans Day 2020: What it’s like to be an American veteran today | Charles D. Allen

BY: - November 11, 2020

The Pentagon must keep the faith with veterans and their families. The specter of unemployment, homelessness, and suicide should not be the legacy of military service.

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How one central Pennsylvania community is trying to put MLK’s lessons to work | Charles D. Allen

BY: - October 2, 2020

I am glad that our Carlisle community has continued along this journey and hope that you will choose to join the movement towards King’s “city of freedom.”

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This 4th of July, let’s remember to honor FDR’s 4 Freedoms | Opinion

BY: - July 3, 2020

By Charles D. Allen As America crosses the midway point of 2020, we can agree that it has been one heck of a year. Following the news and social media, we see ongoing and emerging challenges in the international arena. Domestically, we continue to struggle with this great experiment called democracy for our society and […]

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What does it means to be Black, like me in America in 2020? | Opinion

BY: - June 17, 2020

How does it feel to be Black in America? That question is at the root of our persistent problems within the United States.