Air Force to Single Mom: Get Married, Give Up Your Baby or Get Out!

Pregnancy discrimination is illegal, right? You can't be fired or denied a job just because you're expecting, right? I mean, it's 2012, right? Wrong, as Rebecca Edmonds has found out after being dismissed from the Air Force for getting pregnant. While single. Apparently that's "forbidden" in the Air Force. Edmonds is understandably upset and fighting her case....more
@xina143  @Mona Gable  @JennaHatfield  @weirdandspecial It's not a tragic case at all. It's a ... more

Air Force to Single Mom: Get Married, Give Up Your Baby or Get Out!

Pregnancy discrimination is illegal, right? You can't be fired or denied a job just because you're expecting, right? I mean, it's 2012, right? Wrong, as Rebecca Edmonds has found out after being dismissed from the Air Force for getting pregnant. While single. Apparently that's "forbidden" in the Air Force. Edmonds is understandably upset and fighting her case....more
She wasn't on active duty. She was a student in the ROTC program. By her own admission, she ... more

Air Force to Single Mom: Get Married, Give Up Your Baby or Get Out!

Pregnancy discrimination is illegal, right? You can't be fired or denied a job just because you're expecting, right? I mean, it's 2012, right? Wrong, as Rebecca Edmonds has found out after being dismissed from the Air Force for getting pregnant. While single. Apparently that's "forbidden" in the Air Force. Edmonds is understandably upset and fighting her case....more
Based on other similar cases, her leadership would have probably worked with her if only she had ... more

Air Force to Single Mom: Get Married, Give Up Your Baby or Get Out!

Pregnancy discrimination is illegal, right? You can't be fired or denied a job just because you're expecting, right? I mean, it's 2012, right? Wrong, as Rebecca Edmonds has found out after being dismissed from the Air Force for getting pregnant. While single. Apparently that's "forbidden" in the Air Force. Edmonds is understandably upset and fighting her case....more
So, there's a bit of information out there about this. Yes, it's true. Single parents can not ... more

She Who Had No Idea

She probably didn't mean to come across as ignorant and ironic.  There was no question, though, that she had an intent. The woman was a fellow federal worker, and we were sitting across from each other for a meeting earlier this week. As the small group of us sat around waiting for the others, we made introductions and small talk. ...more
 @LovaySingleton I had no idea this blog post would grow the legs that it did, but I'm glad it's ... more

She Who Had No Idea

She probably didn't mean to come across as ignorant and ironic.  There was no question, though, that she had an intent. The woman was a fellow federal worker, and we were sitting across from each other for a meeting earlier this week. As the small group of us sat around waiting for the others, we made introductions and small talk. ...more
 @linda herman My uncle Ray did two tours in Vietnam as a young man after being drafted. He then ... more

She Who Had No Idea

She probably didn't mean to come across as ignorant and ironic.  There was no question, though, that she had an intent. The woman was a fellow federal worker, and we were sitting across from each other for a meeting earlier this week. As the small group of us sat around waiting for the others, we made introductions and small talk. ...more
 @crazypatchdreamer Thank you so much for your sweet comment, Louise. You made a good point, ... more

She Who Had No Idea

She probably didn't mean to come across as ignorant and ironic.  There was no question, though, that she had an intent. The woman was a fellow federal worker, and we were sitting across from each other for a meeting earlier this week. As the small group of us sat around waiting for the others, we made introductions and small talk. ...more
 @LanaePaaverud Congrats to your daughter! ROTC is a fantastic program, and she's probably ... more

She Who Had No Idea

She probably didn't mean to come across as ignorant and ironic.  There was no question, though, that she had an intent. The woman was a fellow federal worker, and we were sitting across from each other for a meeting earlier this week. As the small group of us sat around waiting for the others, we made introductions and small talk. ...more
 @Posie Blogs Thanks, Posie! I actually bumped into some Aussies and Kiwis while in Afghanistan. ... more

She Who Had No Idea

She probably didn't mean to come across as ignorant and ironic.  There was no question, though, that she had an intent. The woman was a fellow federal worker, and we were sitting across from each other for a meeting earlier this week. As the small group of us sat around waiting for the others, we made introductions and small talk. ...more
 @Rachel Kestner That is awesome, Rachel! Thank you. more
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