Sherian Cadoria

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Sherian Grace Cadoria
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Sherian Grace Cadoria
Born (1943-01-26) January 26, 1943 (age 71)
Marksville, Louisiana
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch Women's Army Corps;
Military Police Corps
Years of service 1960 – 1990
Rank Brigadier General
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Awards Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Medal
Army Commendation Medal

Sherian Grace Cadoria (born January 26, 1943 in Marksville, Louisiana) is a retired United States Army officer and the first African-American female to achieve General rank in the Army. She was the highest ranking female in the Army at the time of her retirement in 1990 with the rank of Brigadier General. She is a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Initially in the Women's Army Corps, she transferred to the Military Police Corps in the 1970s.

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