Brig. Gen. Sherian Grace Cadoria

Black History Moth Project By: Elaine Ortiz

Basic Information About Sherian Grace Cadoria

Sherian Grace Cadoria is a retired United States Army officer and the first African-American female to achieve General rank in the Army. Sherian Grace Cadoria was born on January 26, 1943 (age 73). The battle and war she served in as a army officer was the Vietnam war.
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Sherian Grace Cadoria Accomplishments

Sherian Grace Cadoria was selected by the Women's Army Corps to represent the university at the College Junior Program during her junior year. Cadoria at the rank of captain she had volunteered for service in Vietnam where she served thirty-three (33) consecutive months from January of 1967 to October of 1969. Cadoria went to study at the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where she graduated in 1979. Cadoria has also won many awards for her great actions. For example she won the Defense Superior Service Medal. Cadoria was promoted to Brigadier General in 1985, Cadoria became the highest ranking black woman in the Army at the time. These were some of Sherian Grace Cadoria accomplishments.

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