Gabrielle Union Honours Marcelite J. Harris, The First Black Female Major General In The US Military
Gabrielle Union made fans happy and proud when she honoured a very special woman for Veteran's Day. She wrote about Marcelite J. Harris, the first black female major general in the US military.
Check out her post below.
'In honour of #VeteransDay, today’s #WCW is Marcelite J. Harris, the first black female major general in the US military. While in the Air Force Academy, she became the first female aircraft maintenance officer and one of the first two female commanding officers. Harris also worked as a White House social aide and personal staff officer under Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter,' Gabrielle began her post.
She continued and wrote: 'In 1997, she retired from the Air Force as the highest-ranking female officer in the Air Force and the nation’s highest-ranking black woman in the Department of Defense. She was recently buried in Arlington National Cemetery to rest in power. We honour her memory today and every day. Happy Veterans Day. Let us lift her up in the light of goodness and hold her there.'
Someone said: 'Remarkable job well done sweet Victory.'
A commenter posted this message: 'Thank you for your devoted and dedicated services Madam! 🇺🇲' and someone else wrote: 'What a powerful woman of colour 🔥.'
Someone else said: 'Um hum!!🤗 Such a wonderful lady. Wow! Thank you for such a Service🙌.'
A commenter wrote this: 'Rest Well My Spelman Sister.. Our Major General... Thank you for your service.🙏🏾'
Another follower said: 'Yes! Thank you so much for all that you've done! 🙏🏽'
In other recent news, Gabrielle Union marked Veteran’s Day on her social media account with the following post.
She made sure to praise her grandfather and uncle , as you will see in the emotional message.