Jill Morgenthaler

Colonel Jill Morgenthaler was a woman of many firsts. Jill was in the experimental class where the Army tested to see if women could lead men. She was a 22-year-old commander along the border of North and South Korea. She was the first woman battalion commander in the 88th Division; and she was the first woman brigade commander in the 84th Division, leading hundreds of Soldiers across six states. In 1980, Jill spoiled a Soviet plot to kidnap an American satellite engineer. In Iraq, she faced off with Saddam Hussein. Colonel Jill was also a global speaker on leadership and empowerment. McGraw-Hill published her book Courage to Command: Leadership Lessons from a Military Trailblazer. You can learn more about Colonel Morgenthaler at coloneljill.com

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Miss Foxhole

by Jill Morgenthaler

Jill Morgenthaler battles to earn the respect of her fellow soldiers.

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