Michelle J. Howard Military officer
Michelle Janine Howard (born April 30, 1960) is an American Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. She currently serves as Chief of Staff to the Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5, Joint Staff. She is the first African-American woman to command a US Navy ship. In 2006, she was selected for the rank of Rear Admiral lower half, making her the first admiral selected from the United States Naval Academy class of 1982 and the first woman graduate of the United States Naval Academy selected for Admiral. In 2009, Howard was nominated for the rank of Rear Admiral upper half, and assumed command of Expeditionary Strike Group Two while deployed in the Gulf of Aden. In April 2012, she was nominated for the rank of Vice Admiral. On May 24, 2012 Rear Admiral Michelle J. Howard was confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to Vice Admiral and to serve as Deputy Commander U.S. Fleet Forces Command. www.u.s.senate.gov Howard was born to retired Air Force master sergeant, Nick Howard and his wife, Phillipa. She is a 1978 graduate of Gateway High School in Aurora, Colorado.
|Date of birth|
|April 30th, 1960|
|United States of America|
1. United States Naval Academy Colleges/University
The United States Naval Academy (also known as USNA, Annapolis, or Navy) is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Established in 1845 under Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft, it is the second-oldest of the United States' five service academies, and educates officers for commissioning primarily into the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The 338-acre (137 ha) campus is located on the former grounds of Fort Severn at the confluence of the Severn River and Chesapeake Bay, approximately 33 miles (53 km) east of Washington, D.C. and 26 miles (42 km) southeast of Baltimore, Maryland. The entire campus is a National Historic Landmark and home to many historic sites, buildings, and monuments.
2010. 7.11 mil. $
October 10th, 1845
2012. 6.8 %
2010. 7.0 %
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People attended United States Naval Academy connected by profession and/or age
2. Gateway High School School
Gateway High School is a public high school in Aurora, Colorado. It is one of four high schools in Aurora Public Schools.
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