Nigerian-Born Amanda Azubuike Now Brigadier General In US Army

Nigerian-Born Amanda Azubuike Now Brigadier General In US Army

A senior officer in the United States Army, Amanda Azubuike, has been promoted to Brigadier General rank.

 

Amanda, whose father and mother hail from Nigeria and Zimbabwe, serves at a military base in Fort Knox, Kentucky.

 

US Army Futures Command Commander, General James Rainey, said Amanda “makes everyone around her better”.

 

Born in London, United Kingdom, she joined the military in 1994 and became an aviator after passing the Army Aviation Officer Basic Course.

Amanda graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in December 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications.

The officer completed flight school in 1995 as a UH-1 pilot and began her career with the 924th Aviation Support Battalion at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.

 
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