General Ann Dunwoody, USA (Ret.)
General Ann Dunwoody became the first woman to command a battalion in the 82nd Airborne Division in 1992. She also became Fort Bragg's first female general officer in 2000 and the first woman to command the Combined Arms Support Command at Fort Lee, Virginia. In 2005, Dunwoody became the Army’s top-ranking female when she was promoted to lieutenant general as the Army’s deputy chief of staff, G-4 (logistics). In November of 2008, General Dunwoody became the first woman in military history to achieve the rank of four-star general. As commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, one of the largest commands in the Army, Ann served with distinction. Throughout her career, General Dunwoody remained an avid proponent of decreasing sexual assault within the United States Army.