First Female Four-star U.S. Army General Dunwoody Shares Insights

October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019: Retired Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody received the Association of Graduates Thayer Award Oct. 10. The award was established in honor of the "Father of the Military Academy" Col. Sylvanus Thayer and is presented to an outstanding member of society whose accomplishments exemplify the military's motto, "Duty, Honor, Country." Gen. Dunwoody is the first woman in U.S. history to become a four-star general in November 2008. She passionately dedicated over 37 years of her life to military service in the Army. With this level of commitment, her career was filled with prolific responsibilities and accomplishments.

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