Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame honors women who protect and serve the U.S.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame will hold its 24th Annual Induction Ceremony and Celebration on Thursday, November 9th.

Executive Director Kathryn Gloor of the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Hame talks about the three remarkable women who will be inducted this year.

Army Captain Kristen Griest, first female Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army and one of the first two women ever to graduate from Army Ranger School.

Major Regina Y. Rush-Kittle, military and law enforcement trailblazer and highest-ranking African American woman ever to serve in the Connecticut State Police.

USAF Colonel Ruth A. Lucas, first African American woman to attain the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Air force and advocate for improved educational opportunities for service personnel.

In addition, the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame will recognize 10 heroic women honorees. Click here, for more information about the event.

 

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