About MeMy name is Tomás Summers Sandoval. I'm Chicano from southern Californian, a GenXer, and a fan of the Dodgers and Elvis. I am a husband, a father of three, and in my spare time I'm an asociate professor of Chicana/o~Latina/o Studies and History at Pomona College.
Tag Archives: veterans
This is the full documentary from 1983, originally broadcast on the BBC.
I am the son of a veteran. I am the nephew of a veteran. I am the friend of veterans. I am the friend and relative of future veterans. Veterans Day–formerly Armistice Day, marking the end of the “Great War” … Continue reading
From the Arizona Daily Star comes this fascinating story about transgender veterans and the struggles they face both in and out of the military. The reporter, Carol Ann Alaimo, published a follow-up story on the VA’s policy banning transsexual surgeries … Continue reading
The recent Chronicle of Higher Education presents an informative article on the “21st Century G.I. Bill”–Senator Jim Webb’s legislation designed to offer educational opportunities to this nation’s veterans. Read the article here. There are some surprising trends among returning veterans … Continue reading