She’s Got Grit: The First Woman General Officer of West Point

For Becky Halstead, leadership started out with her being a team player.

Brigadier General Halstead on the Syrian border

Growing up in rural New York, Becky Halstead played on the basketball team, but she only started running because the team needed one more girl to be considered a full team. “I had nine varsity letters, but I came from a little town without a stoplight,” she says, reflecting both the…

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