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Veteran Documentary Corps: Zoe Dunning
Maria Zoe Dunning is a U. S. Naval Academy graduate and gay rights activist. She is the first and only openly gay person allowed to remain on active duty in…
Veteran Documentary Corps: Julie Mendez
Julie Mendez is a designer, thinker, leader, visionary, and artist. She has a passion for creating thoughtful design solutions that explore the roles and impacts of design in economic, social…
Veteran Documentary Corps: Tiffany McKinley
Tiffany McKinely was raised in Oceanside, CA, and comes from a family with a strong military background. In reaction to the attacks of 9/11, she enlisted in the Navy as…

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