Check it out: Blackmilitaryworld.com

Posted: March 14, 2007 in Uncategorized

Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 14, 2007 – A newly launched website, Blackmilitaryworld.com, is offering a new perspective on what it is to be African-American in the U.S. military. The site, created by Retired Navy Commander Gregory A. Black , was developed through a desire to inform and educate the wider public about the Black Military experience.

“For more than three years, the United States has been fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet, unless members of the public have family members or friends serving, they are — for the most part — unaware of the effect of the conflicts on the soldiers or issues of concern to those who serve,” says Gregory A. Black, developer of Blackmilitaryworld.com.

“What amazes me is how little we know about the military, yet more and more, we blindly send many of our ‘best and brightest’ each year to serve,” he said. “We have realized that people really want to know and this website provides a critical element in bridging the gap.”

Black, a former Navy Diver and 21-year veteran, recognized that African-American veterans need easily accessible information on a range of military-related issues, a means for them to connect with each other, and a forum to voice their opinions and concerns. (more…)

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