Nigerian-born Amanda Azubuike has encouraged Nigerians who have a passion for joining the United States army to contact her.
Gen. Azubuike also said there are many opportunities in the US army, adding that it could help anyone achieve his dream.
According to report the United States Army promoted a woman of Nigerian descent, Amanda Azubuike, from Lieutenant Colonel to Brigadier General at a military base in Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA.
Born in London, United Kingdom, to Nigerian parents, Azubuike joined the US Army in 1994 and became an aviator after passing the Army Aviation Officer Basic Course.
Azubuike also shared the story of how she joined the US army even before she became a citizen of the country, adding that her family and faith in God helped in propelling her career.
The newly decorated senior army officer said there are many opportunities in the U.S army notwithstanding one’s occupation.
She disclosed this via a post on her official Linkedin account.
Part of the statement read: “We have many opportunities for those looking for a sense of purpose and service. As I found out very early in life, the Army has many opportunities, and many occupations, and we award many scholarships. Please contact me if you or someone you know wants to be an Army officer. Regardless of how you define success, the Army can help you get there – we want to be part of your journey!”
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