Schanely promoted to brigadier general, reaffirmed oath in the presence of Family, friends
Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Miyako Schanely, deputy commander, 412th Theater Engineer Command, is pinned her one star by her husband, Steve, in a ceremony held at the TEC's headquarters in Vicksburg, Miss. Schanely, a resident of Black River, N.Y., is the first female Japanese-American and the first female Engineer in the Army Reserve and second in the Army to be promoted to General Officer.

Photo by: Capt. Maryjane Porter |  VIRIN: 131207-A-IZ640-038.JPG