(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Rear Admiral Alene Duerk, the Navy’s first female admiral, who became a trailblazer as the Navy opened up more opportunities for women, has died. She was 98 years old. Duerk died on July 21, according to a news release last week from the Naval History and Heritage Command. No cause of death…

via ‘A Born Leader.’ Navy’s First Female Admiral Dies at 98 — TIME

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