Courage, Commitment, and Leadership Forum Extraordinary Women of the U.S. Military - in their own words

Courage, Commitment, and Leadership Forum Extraordinary Women of the U.S. Military - in their own words
Courage, Commitment, and Leadership Forum Extraordinary Women of the U.S. Military - in their own words

When:  Friday, April 26, 2019

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Where: Scope Arena

Cost: Free and open to the public. Please register: https://www.vafest.org/tattoo/tattoo-weekend-events/courage-commitment-and-leadership-forum/

Participants Include:

  • General Lori Robinson, USAF Ret., first female commander of a Unified Combatant Command
  • Dr. Margarethe Cammermeyer, Colonel, USA Ret., challenged Army on ban on homosexuals serving in the military and won, resulting in equality for the LGBTQ community in the Armed Forces
  • Diane Carlson Evans, RN, Captain, USA Nurse Corps, Vietnam Veteran,Founder of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial
  • Colonel Jane Carson, USA Nurse Corps, Vietnam Veteran,First Active Duty Chief Nurse of the Army National Guard
  • Rear Admiral Ann Phillips, USN Ret., first female Director of Surface Warfare, Special Assistant to Virginia’s Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection
  • Lieutenant General Frances Wilson, USMC Ret., Former President of the National Defense University
  • Matice Wright, USN Veteran, first female African-American naval flight officer, appointed a White House Fellow and to the United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors
  • Captain Lauran Glover, USA, first female commander of the U.S. Army Drill Team, 4th Battalion, 3d Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)
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