US Naval Academy
454: What It’s Like to be a 4-Star Admiral in the Navy With Michelle Howard, George Washington University [Main T4C Episode]
Admiral Michelle Howard (retired) was the first woman to achieve the rank of four-star admiral and the first woman to be appointed to the position of vice chief of naval operations (the second highest rank in the Navy). In addition, she was also the first African-American woman to reach the..
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