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MISSION FASHION! Mikki Taylor embarks on USO tour

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Former Essence Magazine beauty icon Mikki Taylor is on a mission to inspire women on military bases. . .

Author and fashion expert Mikki Taylor gears up for her first USO tour, October 15 - 19, 2012, at Joint Base San Antonio and Fort Hood. Taylor will share tips from her industry acclaimed books, "Commander-in-Chic: Every Woman's Guide to Managing her Style Like a First Lady" and "Self-Seduction: Your Ultimate Path to Inner and Outer Beauty," with women in uniform and military spouses. Taylor's trade secrets have helped to influence A-list celebrities, world-renowned cover models, as well as women leaders and now she will share her more than 30 years of beauty expertise with women in the military.

Taylor will deliver her message in intimate tea party settings and give our military women an up close and personal look into the secrets of fashion, beauty and health.

"I look forward to sharing the keys to celebrating one's inner and outer beauty and mastering great style with distinction on my first USO tour. And I am proud to be speaking to a group of women whose lives are an inspiration to us all, the women of our U.S. armed forces," says Mikki Taylor.
For more information about the USO, visit uso.org.

About the USO 
The USO (United Service Organizations) lifts the spirits of America's troops and their families millions of times each year at hundreds of places worldwide. We provide a touch of home through centers at airports and military bases in the U.S. and abroad, top quality entertainment and innovative programs and services. We also provide critical support to those who need us most, including forward-deployed troops, military families, wounded warriors and their families and the families of the fallen.

The USO is a private, nonprofit organization, not a government agency. All of our programs and services are made possible by the American people, support of our corporate partners and the dedication of our volunteers and staff. In addition to individual donors and corporate sponsors, the USO is supported by President's Circle Partners: American Airlines, AT&T, Clear Channel, The Coca-Cola Company, JC Penney, Kangaroo Express, Kroger, Lowe's, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Procter & Gamble, and TriWest Healthcare Alliance and Worldwide Strategic Partners: BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft Corporation and TKS Telepost Kabel-Service Kaiserslautern GmbH & Co. KG. We are also supported through the United Way and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC-11381). To join us in this patriotic mission, and to learn more about the USO, please visit uso.org. (Via Press Release)
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RIP Sen. Arlen Specter

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Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter died Sunday morning from complications from non-Hodgkins Lymphoma at the age of 82. The forrmer moderate Republican-turned-Democrat served five terms in the senate before  switching parties and ws known as a political wildcard.  Specter will be laid to rest on October 16

Vice President Joe Biden, expressed his condolences in the following statement:

"Jill and I are deeply saddened. Arlen Specter was a great Senator who lived his life the way he died, with dignity and courage. He was my friend and I admired him a great deal. 
For over three decades, I watched his political courage accomplish great feats and was awed by his physical courage to never give up.  Arlen never walked away from his principles and was at his best when they were challenged. 
Jill and I are thinking of Joan at the moment – she was an incredible partner through his life journey. Our hearts go out to Shanin and Stephen and all who were deeply touched by his life."
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