From a Department of Defense Education Activity News Release
ALEXANDRIA, Va. August 26, 2015 —
Nearly 75,000 students are beginning the 2015-2016 School Year in Department of Defense Education Activity schools around the world.
DoDEA schools educate children of service members and the civilians who support them in 12 nations, seven states and two territories. Through its Educational Partnership Branch, DoDEA provides support to more than a million military-connected students who attend public schools throughout the United States.
Read more: DoD Education Activity Schools Begin New Academic Year
By Amaani Lyle
DoD News Features, Defense Media Activity
WASHINGTON August 26, 2015 -
Today, Women's Equality Day not only commemorates the ratification of the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment -- which solidified women's voting rights -- but it also coincides with current milestones for women in service, a Pentagon official said in an Aug. 24 DoD News interview.
Officer and Enlisted Personnel Management Director Juliet Beyler, who oversees department-wide policies that include promotions, assignments, separations, force management, and awards and decorations, said casting a wider net for talent and diversity across the force is critical.
Read more: Women's Equality Day Commemorates History, Bridges Future Leaders