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Michelle Howard Becomes Navy’s First Female Four-Star Admiral

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The Navy has just promoted Michelle Howard from vice-admiral to admiral — making her the first female four-star admiral in its 236-year history. Howard paid tribute to the nation’s service members Tuesday morning during her promotion ceremony, which was held at the Women in Military Service...

Navy Names First Woman Four-Star Admiral

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President Obama nominated Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Howard for the appointment to the rank of admiral, making her the first woman in Navy history to achieve a fourth star. Howard, 53, was also nominated for the assignment of vice chief of naval operations, which is the...