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Making history: Yvette Davids becomes first woman and person of color to lead Naval Academy

January 12, 2024

It took 178 years, but a woman has taken the helm of the U.S. Naval Academy for the first time. At a Thursday ceremony, Vice Adm. Yvette M. Davids assumed command of the Annapolis military college from Vice Adm. Fred Kacher, the interim superintendent. Davids becomes not only the first woman but, as a Mexican-American, the first person of color to lead the school.

 

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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