First female Japanese-American Engineer
Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presents deputy commander, Brig. Gen. Miyako N. Schanely with her General Officer Belt during her promotion well attended by family and friends. Schanely, a resident of Black River, N.Y., is the first female Japanese-American and the first female Engineer in the Army Reserve and second in the Army to be promoted to General Officer.
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