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Women Veterans ROCK! Names Brigadier General Carol A. Eggert (R) 2018 Leaders & Legends Honoree of The Year

The Leaders & Legends Honoree of The Year Award salutes "Military Women In Public Leadership.”
— Deborah Harmon-Pugh, National Campaign Chair of Women Veterans ROCK!

PHILADELPHIA, PA, USA, May 24, 2018 / -- Carol A. Eggert, Ph.D., Brigadier General (R), U.S. Army is named The 2018 Leaders & Legend Honoree of The Year by Women Veterans ROCK! General Eggert will be honored at The Women Veterans Summer Leadership Retreat, Saturday, June 23, 2018, during the Women Veterans Closing Ceremony & Celebration. It will be held at The Chubb Conference Center & Golf Club, in Lafayette Hill, PA. General Eggert will deliver the Keynote Address to the region’s Women Veterans Community at 3:00 PM.

General Eggert currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Military and Veteran Affairs at Comcast NBCUniversal, where she oversees all aspects of programming and outreach to America’s military and veteran community.

"The Leaders & Legends Honoree of The Year Award salutes "Military Women In Public Leadership" who are leading the way as Advocates for Today’s Military Women. The Honoree of The Year is recognized for making significant contributions that shape and affect positive change in the lives of America’s Women Veterans & Military Families,” says Deborah Harmon-Pugh, President of The Healthy Caregiver Community Foundation and National Campaign Chair of Women Veterans ROCK!

General Eggert retired from her distinguished military career in 2014 as the Assistant Adjutant General for the Pennsylvania National Guard and the Deputy Commandant for the Army War College. Throughout her tenure, she served in a variety of command and staff positions and completed numerous overseas deployments, including a 15-month combat tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as Chief of the Women’s Initiatives Division and Senior Liaison to the U.S. Embassy, Baghdad.

Past recipients of The Leaders & Legends Honoree of The Year Award include: Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake, President of The Independence Blue Cross Foundation; Ventris Gibson, Former Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of Human Resources for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; Mary L. Hagy, Founder and CEO of OurVetSuccess and The Veterans Triumph Games; The Honorable Cindy Bass, Councilwoman of The City of Philadelphia, City Council among others.

For more information about the Women Veterans ROCK! Leaders & Legends Luncheon or the Women Veterans Summer Leadership Retreat, please visit

About Women Veterans ROCK!
"Women Veterans ROCK!" is a Coalition of Women Veteran Organizations and Women Advocacy Organizations Supporting Women Veterans & Military Families. The Women Veterans ROCK! Advocacy Campaign is sponsored by The Healthy Caregiver Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community organization headquartered in Philadelphia, PA with satellite operations in the Greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Region. For more information, visit 

Angel Livas
Women Veterans ROCK! / The Healthy Caregiver Foundation
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