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Nigerian Amanda Azubuike Emerges Brigadier General In US Army

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Nigerian Amanda Azubuike, previously a Colonel has been promoted to Brigadier General within the US Army.
A supply, Gbenro Adegbola, tweeted that an inspiring promotion ceremony happened final weekend.

Originally from the UK, Amanda’s roots are African; a Nigerian father and a Zimbabwean mom.

According to Adegbenro, “Of the 1.2m women and men of the US Army, only about 300 make it to the General Officer cadre to which she has now been promoted.”

Colonel Amanda I. Azubuike obtained her fee from the University of Central Arkansas in December 1993 and earned a bachelor’s diploma in Communications. She graduated from flight faculty in 1995 as a UH-1 pilot.
She started her profession with the 924th Aviation Support Battalion at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, the place she served as a platoon chief.

She went on to function the Flight Operations Officer, adopted by Platoon Leader for the Aviation Company, Multinational Force, and Observers within the Sinai, Egypt. After the Military Intelligence Captain’s Career Course and Fixed Wing Multi-Engine Qualification Course, she served with the third Military Intelligence Battalion (Aerial Exploitation) in South Korea as an Operations Officer and RC-12 pilot. After her task in South Korea, Colonel Azubuike was assigned to Fort Jackson, South Carolina, because the Commander of Alpha Company, Victory Brigade. After attending the Public Affairs Officer Qualification Course, Colonel Azubuike was assigned to the Coalition Forces Land Component Command in Kuwait from July 2005 by means of June 2006, the place she served as a Public Affairs Operations Officer. She was then assigned to the U.S. Army Central Command’s Headquarters at Fort McPherson, Georgia. After attending, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Colonel Azubuike then served because the Chief of Media Relations and Public Affairs Operations Officer with the U.S. Army Central Command’s Headquarters at Fort McPherson, Georgia. Although she was assigned to Fort McPherson, she spent a lot of the time in Kuwait in assist of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Colonel Azubuike attended Georgetown University incomes a Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations and Corporate Communications. She was assigned to the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs on the Pentagon within the Community Outreach Division. Following her attendance on the U.S. Army War College, she was assigned to the third Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia, because the Public Affairs Director, and deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan, with the Division Headquarters. After her promotion to Colonel, she was assigned to the Joint Force Headquarters / Military District of Washington at Fort McNair in Washington D.C. because the Public Affairs Director, the place she led the joint public affairs group that supported the 58th Presidential Inauguration. Next, Colonel Azubuike served because the Chief of Public Affairs for the U.S. Southern Command Headquarters in Doral, Florida. Later, she served because the Chief of Staff and Senior Military Assistant to the Principal Deputy within the Office of the Secretary of Defense on the Pentagon.

Her operational deployments in assist of Operations Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, and Enduring Freedom embody Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, and Bagram, Afghanistan. She has earned the Army Aviator Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Parachutist Badge.

Her awards and decorations embody the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with
3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Army Achievement Medal with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster.

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