A good cause on hallowed ground
Wilbur “Smitty” Smith, director, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2093 Community Band, plays, “Taps,” during the dedication ceremony of the Blue Jacket Recruit statue April 14, 2018, at Blue Jacket Park in Orlando, Fla. The Blue Jacket Recruit statue commemorates the more than 188,000 women who graduated from Navy boot camp at Recruit Training Center Orlando from 1968-94. RTC Orlando was the Navy’s first gender integrated boot camp training facility. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John L. Carkeet IV, 143d ESC)