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Photo Focus: From Colonel to Brigadier General, Herstory is Made

Col. Sally F. Petty’s one-star flag is unveiled. (Photo by Capt. Rasheed Escobar)

Col. Sally F. Petty, assistant adjutant general of the Virgin Islands National Guard, was promoted to Brigadier General at SFC Leonard B. Francis Readiness Center, St. Thomas, on Saturday.

Brigadier General Sally F. Petty, ready to receive her new rank insignia. (Photo by Capt. Rasheed Escobar)

As Women’s History Month is celebrated during March, Petty is recognized as the first female assistant adjutant general of the VING.

Brigadier General Sally F. Petty receives her promotion warrant. (Photo by Capt. Rasheed Escobar)

During her remarks, she stated, “Believe that you can make history by giving yourself the greatest chance to achieve.”.

Members of the Eudora Kean High School JROTC and cheerleading team help honor Brigadier General Sally F. Petty. (Photo by Capt. Rasheed Escobar)

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