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Michelle Janine Howard, a 2008 Women of Color Career Achievement Winner, became the first woman to attain the rank of four-star admiral in the Navy’s 238-year history during a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. Jul 1, 2014, 17:44
Long before she became a professional engineer, Jennifer Sesay took a courageous leap of faith. She moved from her home country of Sierra Leone to Wisconsin to attend college. She knew that if she stayed in Freetown, she had little hope of an accomplished and fulfilling life. The young woman with dreams of achievement came to the United States without any family or friends but with more than enough ambition and drive. Jun 26, 2014, 01:31
Brig. Gen. Linda Singh is the next assistant adjutant general for the Maryland Army National Guard. This is an historic appointment as Singh becomes the first female and the first African American to command the Maryland Army National Guard.
Aug 11, 2013, 22:55
Shawna Rochelle Kimbrell is a major in the United States Air Force, and the first female African-American fighter pilot in the history of that service. Major Kimbrell flies the F-16 Fighting Falcon and is stationed in Italy. She has logged more than 945 flying hours in the F-16, including 176 combat hours.
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