General Marcia Anderson has become the first Black woman to hold the esteemed position of major general in the history of the U.S. Army.
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Marcia now holds the third-highest ranking position in the army and will be stationed at the Office of the Chief of the U.S. Army Reserve in Washington, D.C. She formerly served as a Deputy-Commanding General of the human resources command in Fort Knox, Kentucky, reports the U.S. Army.
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Marcia credits her strong work ethic to her late father, who dreamed of flying bombers in the military but was forced to became a truck driver instead. “This is for people like him who had dreams deferred,” Marcia told the Associated Press.
Marcia is yet another example that Black woman can accomplish anything we put our minds to! We’re proud of you, Marcia!