Sunday, 25 January 2015

Ani Boghossian‎I am a descendant of a survivor of the Armenian Genocide!

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Anna Der-Vartanian (born December 6, 1920) was the first female promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9), the highest enlisted rank in the United States Navy. Her promotion to Master Chief Yeoman made history as the first female in the U.S. Armed Forces promoted to the rank of E-9.
In 1959, while serving as assistant to the Global Strategy Officer at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, Der-Vartanian received her promotion to Master Chief Petty Officer. With th...
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