Black woman to lead Naval Academy's brigade for first time


First in Annapolis at the Naval Academy, the first black woman to assume the top roll. Leading fellow students at the U. S. Naval Academy will take up that position next semester as brigade commander. Midshipman first class Sydney Barber will be the commander for the Spring semester Brigade commander is the highest leadership position within the student body. The semester long position is selected through an application and interview process by senior leadership and the commandant's staff. The Naval Academy's His Barber of Lake Forest, Illinois, is a mechanical engineering major and aspires to commission as a Marine Corps ground officer. That Piper CBS News. There's

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