Black History, American History, and Military History – Recognizing RADM Evelyn Fields

Celebrating Black, American, and Military History

Evelyn Fields is the first woman and first African American to serve as Director of the NOAA Corps and OMAO.

Read more about her story: Evelyn Fields: A trailblazer | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( and more at: Senate Confirms Marine Corps’ First Black, Female Two-Star General (

“I think it’s really vital that NOAA has a diverse workforce. It should look like America, as far as I’m concerned.”

RADM Evelyn Fields, NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps, retired