Michelle Howard is First Woman and African American Four-Star Admiral in the US Navy
By Romance Meets Life on July 08, 2014
ADMIRAL MICHELLE HOWARD is the very first woman in the 239 years history of the US Navy to reach the rank of a Four-Star Admiral. And she's an African American.Admiral Howard has faced critics who say she was promoted for political reasons rather than merit, a notion that both Mabus and Greenert were quick to dismiss in their remarks."Michelle has put in a tremendous career," Greenert said. "Thirty-two years of mainstream, at-sea, tough tours. . . .