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The New Miss USA is More Than Just a Pretty Face

The new Miss USA if from Washington, DC. A stunningly beautiful woman, she showed the audience that there is a lot more to her than just what is needed to fill out a bathing suit.

Deshauna Barber, the new Miss USA, works for the Department of Commerce and is a Captain in the Army and commander of the 988th Quartermaster Detachment at Fort Meade in Maryland.

But when it came to the Q&A portion of the contest, Barber –

“As a woman in the United States Army, I think it was an amazing job by our government to allow women to integrate into every branch of the military. We are just as tough as men. As a commander of my unit, I am powerful, I am dedicated…”


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Posted by on June 6, 2016 in Women


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Department of Education – “I Am What I Learn”

DOE has had a contest running since September challenging school kids to develop YouTube Videos about Education, called “I Am What I Learn”. Two of the videos developed to promote the contest were by Shane Battier and Myron Rolle –

First up, Rhodes Scholar and future NFL Draft Pick, Myron Rolle –

Next, The story of Shane Battier –

Here are some of the finalists in the contest, and some of the other videos can be found by searching “I am what I learn contest” on YouTube.

Lot of fascinating, and incredible work by the young folks!

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Posted by on December 8, 2009 in News


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