Army first female 4-star visits 21st TSC
February 26, 2009
- Gen. Dunwoody visits 21st TSC
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The "First in Support" command received a visit by a general credited with a number of firsts herself. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, the commanding general of Army Materiel Command, at Fort Belvoir, Va., visited the 21st Theater Sustainment Command Feb. 24.
Dunwoody participated in a 21st TSC commanders' conference and presented an Officer Professional Development briefing to senior leaders of the command. Additionally, Maj. Gen. Yves Fontaine, the 21st TSC's commanding general, took Dunwoody on a tour of the Theater Logistics Support Center - Europe.
Dunwoody, the first woman to attain the rank of four-star general in the U.S. Armed Forces, is also the first woman to serve as the deputy commander and now the commanding general of AMC. AMC is one of the largest commands in the Army, with more than 61,000 employees in 149 locations worldwide, including more than 30 states and 50 countries.