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US Navy Promotes First Woman to 4-star Admiral

For the first time in its 236-year history, the U.S. Navy has a woman as its second-highest ranking officer. Michelle Howard was promoted Tuesday to a four-star admiral and assumed her new duties as Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO). Howard received her fourth star at a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery with her family and fellow servicemen looking on.  "If you don't believe today was the first - when I called to order, a four-star shoulder board for women -...

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