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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Vincent K. Brooks
Army civilian personnel specialist Tracey Leven recalls the time she tried to use a breast pump to express milk in a military office years ago. Instead of "breast pump in use," she was required to put a sign on the door reading, "occupied." That didn't stop two male soldiers from using their keys to open the locked office.
Brooks said in an email that he considered it important.
It's a very simple way to help them balance service with the unique role that they can play," the general said, adding he knew of one other lactation center set up at Fort Benning, Ga.