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How old is Michelle Howard?

How old is Michelle Howard?

Howard retired on December 1, 2017 after nearly 36 years of service in the United States Navy….

Michelle Howard
Born April 30, 1960 March Air Force Base, California, U.S.
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1982–2017

Who is the first female four-star admiral?

Admiral Michelle J. Howard
Admiral Michelle J. Howard was the first woman to become a four-star admiral in the United States Navy. She also made history as the first African American woman to captain a U.S. naval ship.

Who was the only admiral of the Navy?

George Dewey
George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) was Admiral of the Navy, the only person in United States history to have attained that rank….George Dewey.

Admiral of the Navy George Dewey
Rank Admiral of the Navy
Commands held Asiatic Squadron General Board of the United States Navy

How do you become an admiral in the Navy?

Admirals are nominated for appointment by the President from any eligible officers holding the rank of rear admiral (lower half) or above, who also meets the requirements for the position, under the advice and/or suggestion of their respective department secretary, service secretary, and if applicable the joint chiefs.

Are there any female captains in the Navy?

A Navy sailor made history by becoming the first woman to lead a nuclear carrier on deployment. Captain Amy Bauernschmidt is the commanding officer of the USS Abraham Lincoln. The U.S. Navy says thousands will serve under her command.

Who was the first black woman in the Navy?

Edna Young, for example, one of the wartime WAVES enlistees, became one of the first women to enter the regular Navy, in 1948, and the first African-American woman to do so.

What’s higher than an admiral?

U.S. Military Ranks

Pay Grade Army and Marine Corps Navy and Coast Guard 1
0-8 Major General Rear Admiral
0-9 Lieutenant General Vice Admiral
0-10 General Admiral
Special Grades 3

Can a Navy SEAL become an admiral?

According to a press release from the U.S. Navy’s Chief of Naval Personnel, Navy SEAL Matthew J. Burns recently became the first former enlisted Navy sailor to be promoted to flag officer rank (admiral) through the U.S. Navy’s Seaman to Admiral Program, now known as Seaman to Admiral-21 (STA-21).

Who is the youngest admiral in the US Navy?

Elmo Zumwalt
(November 29, 1920 – January 2, 2000) was a United States Navy officer and the youngest person to serve as Chief of Naval Operations….

Elmo Zumwalt
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1939–1974
Rank Admiral
Unit USS Phelps USS Robinson USS Saufley USS Zellars

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