Accolades have continued to pour in for Nigerian-born Amanda Azubuike, who earned a promotion for her meritorious service in the US army.
Amanda Azubuike was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General, and she was decorated in a ceremony held on Saturday at the military base in Fort Knox, Kentucky.
The Brigadier General holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication/Media Studies from the University of Central Arkansas before her military career began at the Aviation Flight School when she enrolled for the Army Aviation Officer Basic Course between 1994 and 1995.
A check through her LinkedIn profile showed that the senior military leader has over 30 years of military leadership experience and 15 years of communications experience.
Her solid background in all communication aspects has helped her lead numerous teams in successful communication campaigns.
Amanda also excels in developing plans and strategies, conducting media relations, crisis communications, and digital campaigns, and is a trusted advisor with a proven track record of offering sound counsel to senior leadership and mentees.
She currently serves as Deputy Commanding Officer at US Army Cadet Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky, United States.
Congratulations to USACC’s newly promoted @dcg_armyrotc, Brig. Gen. Amanda Azubuike!
Today, she received her 1st star from Gen. James Rainey, @armyfutures, during a ceremony with family, friends, & fellow community leaders.@USArmy | @TRADOC @AmandaAzubuike | @ArmyROTC pic.twitter.com/fpMz25Qyvw
— Maj. Gen. Antonio V. Munera (@CG_ArmyROTC) October 29, 2022
Gallant Nigerian Who Never Lost A Soldier In Battle Retires From Us Army After 24 Years Of Active Service
Meanwhile, a Nigerian named Akinola Oladipo retired from the United States (US) Army after 24 years of active service.
The soldier who retired as an Infantry Senior Sergeant in a LinkedIn post chronicled his journey from Nigeria to the United States when he first arrived in America as a young man on July 7, 1997.
The veteran expressed gratitude to his “wonderful wife and children” and his siblings, superiors, colleagues, and subordinates for their support throughout his stay with the US Army.