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Anna Mae McCabe Hays

Brigadier General, Army

Born: February 16, 1920
Hometown: Arlington
Entered: May 7, 1942
Discharged: September 1, 1971
Died In: N/A
Awards: Legion of Merit, Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Award, Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal

1st woman in: Armed Forces to be promoted to the grade of General or admiral (06/11/1970); to be appt by pres to serve on the American Battle Monuments Commission; in US Army to serve on the council of Trustees of the Association of the US Army.

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