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Citadel News Service

For Release
March 15, 2002

Army's highest ranking woman to visit The Citadel

          The Army's first female three-star general and highest-ranking woman will visit The Citadel on Tuesday, March 19 as part of Women's History Month.

          Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy, former Army chief of staff for intelligence, will discuss her book entitled "Generally Speaking," which tells the story of her life and 32-year military career that began as a Women's Army Corps officer in 1969 and included her Pentagon service as a three-star general. Kennedy is known as a champion of fairness and equality in the Army. She retired in 2000.

          Kennedy will speak at 6:30 p.m. in Graham Copeland Auditorium in Grimsley Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Immediately after, she will attend a reception and book signing in the Greater Issues Room in Mark Clark Hall.

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