Life well lived: Anna Mae Hays, first female general in US military, dies at 97

/ Source: TODAY

Anna Mae Hays served during World War II as an army nurse, working in a jungle hospital in India. She went on to serve in two more wars. She was promoted to one-star brigadier general in 1970, making her the first female general in the United States military. The military pioneer died this week at the age of 97.