March 4, 2016
Colloquium Speaker: ADM Michelle Howard
Admiral Michelle Howard graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1982 and from the Army’s Command and General Staff College in 1998, with a Masters in Military Arts and Sciences. While serving on board USS Lexington, she received the secretary of the Navy/Navy League Captain Winifred Collins award in May 1987. This award is given to one woman officer a year for outstanding leadership. She took command of USS Rushmore (LSD 47) on March 12, 1999, becoming the first African American woman to command a ship in the U.S. Navy.
In this talk, ADM Michelle Howard, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, will discuss cyber warfare, placing it in a historical context, and discuss the challenges and needs looking forward.