Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers: 8 August 2023


The number of times the "Department of the Air Force has moved military families...over the past two years to help them escape racist or anti-LGTBQ+ harassment," according to an article published June 20 in the online publication Defense One.

“When I'm forced to move families from installations, because their school will do nothing when their LGBT kid is being bullied—that worries me, because that's distracting from the mission, that's detracting from our readiness,” Alex Wagner, assistant Air Force secretary for manpower and reserve affairs, said earlier this month.

“If servicemembers are thinking and concerned about the experience their kids are having, they're not going to be focused on their jobs. They're not gonna be focused on their mission,” Wagner said.