‘Aim for Something': Trailblazing Female General Has Advice for Young People

Retired Brig. Gen. Clara Adams Ender served as the 18th chief of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. When this sharecropper’s daughter entered the Army, Black women couldn’t be generals. Now, News4’s Molette Green reports she’s paving the way for other women.

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NABMW Participated in Wreaths Across America 2021

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,500 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. This year, the National Association of Black Military Women (NABMW), District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) Chapter participated by donating and laying wreaths at the Arlington National Cemetery. The NABMW DMV members in attendance were Colonel (RET) Princess Facen, the Chapter’s President; Colonel (RET) Angelene Hemingway, Chaplain; Colonel (RET) Lorna Chatmon, Secretary; Lieutenant Colonel (RET) Cathy Troutman, Public Relations Officer; Commander (RET) Nancy V. Douglas-Kersellius; and Captain (RET) Arneshuia Bilal.

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