Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody became the first woman in the United S tates of America History that has been nominated to serve as head of the Army’s supply arm.
Dunwoody became the first four Star woman in Defense, received the orders from the President Bush on monday.
Dunwoody, a native of New York, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1975 after her graduation from the State University of New York in Cortland.
She also holds graduate degrees in national resource strategy and logistics management.
She became the Army’s top-ranking woman in 2005 when she received her third star and became deputy chief of staff for Army logistics.
Many of the Awards and Credits in her Crunch are:
- Distinguished Service Medal
- Defense Superior Service Medal
- The Legion of Merit
- The Meritorious Service Medal
- The Army Commendation Medal
- The Army Achievement Medal
- Master Parachutist Badge and
- The Army Staff Identification Badge.
According to an Army Official, "extraordinary leadership and devotion to duty, make her exceptionally qualified for this senior position".
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