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First Female General in the U.S. Army

Who was the first female general officer in the U.S. Army?

Photo, BG Anna Mae Hays
BG Anna Mae Hays

On June 11, 1970, Colonel Anna Mae Hays, Chief, Army Nurse Corps was promoted to the grade of brigadier general. She became the first woman in the history of the U.S. Army to attain general officer rank.

Source: General Officer Management Office, Department of the Army