Honoring veterans is a civilian duty

Sean Taylor accompanies his grandfather, Bennie Williams to the October 2014 ceremony and Honor Flight. (Photo by Jessica Phillips)

Jessica Phillips Editor-in-Chief —   More than 1.4 million servicemen and women are active duty, and 1.1 million are serving in the National Guard and Reserve forces. According to defense.gov, “The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country.” Nearly […]

AfterCareers fair visits campus

Midewest Regional Medical recruiter speaks to students at career fair

Marisa Caban Chief Photographer–   The Midwest City Chamber of Commerce hosted an AfterCareers career fair from 10 a.m.- 2p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in the RSC Student Center. AfterCareers connects job seekers with employers after graduation, military service or corporate downsizing. At the fair, many companies were seeking employees as well as services and resources […]

Entrepreneurial conference gears toward veterans

Veteran's Conference group photo

Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor   The keynote speaker for the Nov. 14 Veterans Conference was Adjutant General of Oklahoma, Maj. Gen. Myles L. Deering. The message in Deering’s speech was that military veterans hold the qualities, traits and core values to be able to succeed in the business world whether it is as an employee […]

Raiders toast comrades one last time

Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-chief The Doolittle Raiders raised their goblets for a final toast to fallen comrades on Nov. 9 during a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. Rowdy Raider, RSC’s bomber-jacket-wearing mascot, was created in honor of the Doolittle Raiders, a band of 80 U.S. Air Force […]

Vets luncheon honors service members

Jennifer Byrd Editor in chief Col. Stephen D. Wood, Vice Commander of the 72nd Air Base Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, spoke at the Veterans Day Honor Luncheon on Nov. 12 in the Main Dining Hall at RSC. Wood spoke about the valuable training that RSC provides to military members. “We need trained and […]

Professional Training Center hosts business-oriented Veteran’s Conference

Carina Snow News Editor Major General Myles Deering, Adjutant General of the Oklahoma National Guard, will give the keynote speech for the Veteran’s Conference at RSC’s Professional Training Center Quad Room on Nov. 14, 8:15 a.m. – 4 p.m. Deering will discuss “how military service core values and training lead to professionalism in civilian life, […]

Government Shutdown update affects VA education benefits

    In an email sent to veterans at RSC, Lance Newbold director, veteran services and academic advisement released the following information: Due to the government shutdown, as of 4 p.m. EST Oct. 7, the GI Bill social media team will not post, reply to comments, or monitor the GI Bill Facebook account. Effective 8 […]

8th Annual Vets Fest 2013

A part for Veterans, Active Duty, Guard, Reserves, and those who wish to honor them!  

Leadership spotlight: Tinker

By: Chelsea Ratterman, Assistant Editor Of the six available Leadership Scholarships, the one that provides money for military spouses and adults enrolling in college beyond the enrollment age for other scholarships is the Tinker Federal Civic Leaders Scholarship. This is for military spouses (E1-E6) and adult civilians (24 or older). While there is a deadline […]