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Space Force members to be known as ‘guardians’

Space Force members to be known as ‘guardians’

Business
Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Service members enlisted in the U.S. Space Force will be known as guardians, Vice President Mike Pence said Friday during a ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the newest branch in the military. "Soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and guardians will be fending our nation for generations to come," he said during the event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Advertisement "On behalf of your commander-in-chief, let me urge each and every one of you guardians to keep pushing. Keep pushing. Keep pushing the vision and the mission of the United States Space Force, which is to ensure that America remains as dominant in space, and from space, as we are on land and sea and air." The Space Force, currently under the U.S. Air Force, was established in 2019 as a pla...
Hollyoaks launches guardians scheme aimed at tackling racism

Hollyoaks launches guardians scheme aimed at tackling racism

Entertainment
The production company behind Hollyoaks is launching a guardians scheme in an effort to tackle racial inequality among the soap's cast and crew.Lime Pictures' measures come after some cast members claimed they had experienced racism on the series.The company's bosses, Kate Little and Claire Poyser, said: "As a community and company, we have clearly got some things wrong."Together we will improve and learn from our mistakes."In June, one of the show's stars, Rachel Adedeji, said she experienced racism while working on the Channel 4 soap. Adedeji said a senior producer referred to black cast members using a racial slur and claimed black actresses were told to change their hair.At the time, Hollyoaks' producers said they were "deepl...