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Military Funeral Honors with Funeral Escort for U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Marcelite Harris in Section 30
Air Force Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Ruth Segres speaks during military funeral honors Air Force Maj. Gen. (ret.) Marcelite Harris in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, Feb. 7, 2019. Harris made history in 1991 by becoming the first African American female general in the Air Force, eventually being promoted to the rank of major general, making her the first woman to hold this rank in the service. After 32 years of service, Harris retired in 1997 as the highest ranking female in the U.S. Air Force and the highest ranking African-American female in the Department of Defense.

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