Preview: A conversation with Retired Rear Admiral Evelyn J. Fields, Honorary Member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
In preparation for Zeta’s National Military Appreciation Week, we present a portion of a conversation with Retired Rear Admiral Evelyn J. Fields, Honorary Member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. The conversation with Soror Fields discusses the challenges of military enlisted, their families and how Zeta can support those who are honorably serving our country and their loved ones.
Retired Rear Admiral Evelyn J. Fields, is the former director of the Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Corps Operations and the NOAA Commissioned Corps. She was nominated for this position by President William Jefferson Clinton on January 19, 1999, confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1999 and subsequently promoted from captain to rear admiral, upper half. She was the first woman, and the first African American, to hold this position and still is the only African American woman to hold this position to date!
The entire interview with Soror Fields will be shared during National Military Appreciation Week, November 10-17, 2013.