This week’s news includes a report on a victim of the Brussels airport attacks, a Texan who had just celebrated her wedding anniversary. For the race to the White House, the Clinton campaign hired the deputy director of the White House’s AAPI Initiative to become its outreach director to Asian Pacific American voters. After months of legal action, an Army captain is allowed to practice his faith while serving in the US military.
News reports this week:
- [NBC News] Family of American Killed in Brussels Attack Continues to Mourn: “Minglana Martinez, 41, who was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, was identified earlier this week, as one of the victims in the March 22 blast.” Read more
- [New York Times] Gail Minglana Martinez, Mother in Air Force Family, Dies in Brussels Attacks: “The Stars and Stripes newspaper … identified her husband as a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force and said he had been stationed at Joint Force Command Brunssum in the Netherlands. “ Read more
- [NW Asian Weekly] New Asian American and Pacific Islander outreach director named for Clinton campaign: “KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress called Tengco a powerful voice for the Filipino American community in his former role as the deputy director for the White House Initiative for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.” Read more
- [NBC News] Sikh-American Army Officer Wins Ability to Serve with Beard, Turban: “My military service continues to fulfill a lifelong dream,” Singh said” Read more