Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Captain Joan Bynum

A portrait of Captain Joan Bynum below her portrait is drawing of her hands one on top of the other.
Description: Drawing, Pencil On Board, By Erick Marshall Murray DM1, 1997, Framed Dimension 33H X 27W
Accession #: 97-022-A
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Captain Joan Bynum, the Navy’s first African-American female captain, achieved that rank in 1979 in the Nurse Corps.

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