As we recognize Veteran’s Day, there is no better time to honor those who have selflessly put their lives on the line to serve and protect our country. BlackEnterprise.com honors the African American women who have spent many years serving the United States military and have now climbed the ranks to lead it. These women have faced and beat tremendous odds and have blazed trails that, at one point, would have been impossible to imagine, not to mention achieve. Let’s celebrate and be inspired by the sacrifices and accomplishments of these powerful women–and all veterans–today and going forward.
BlackEnterprise.com continues to pay homage to women of power at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, March 9-12, 2016, at the Hilton Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida. Join 800 like-minded women for a fulfilling three-day experience that will help you embrace your worth, your truth, and your power. Register now through November 21, 2015 at the discounted rate of $1095, or gather your favorite group of women and take advantage of the reduced group rate of $995, also valid through November 21.
Follow Black Enterprise on social media (@BlackEnterprise) for Women of Power news, highlights, and updates. Use hashtag #BEWPS to stay in the loop, and be on the lookout as more event speakers, activities, and sessions are announced.(Image: Admiral Michelle Howard – Forbes.com)
Admiral Michelle Howard
Howard is a four star Admiral and one of the highest-ranking African American women ever, in any branch of the military. She is the Navy’s second highest ranking officer, and currently serves as the 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations—the first woman or African American to hold that position. Howard is also the first African American woman to command a U.S Navy ship, the USS Rushmore.
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