Michelle Howard is First Woman and African American Four-Star Admiral in the US Navy

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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. . . .

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