Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Harriet Pickens and Frances Wills

Graphic of Harriet Pickens and Frances Wills
Caption: Harriet Ida Pickens and Frances Eliza Wills were the first two African-American women to become commissioned officers in the U.S. Navy. #Navy #Sailors #AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth #USN #Remembrance #History #Historymatters #Peoplematter #NavyOfficer #leadership #leaders #womenincharge #blackhistorymonth #girlpower #pioneers #womeninpower #trailblazers
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Visit the African American Experience in the U.S. Navy for more about the first African-American female officers and other trailblazers. Here

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