Brig. Gen. Rebecca Halstead to speak at Palmer College


Share
Posted Online: Oct. 01, 2012, 12:33 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Press release submitted by Palmer College

Leadership expert Brigadier General Rebecca Halstead (Ret.) to present at Palmer College Oct. 3.

Retired Brigadier General Rebecca Halstead was the Army's first female graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, to achieve the rank of General Officer. She was the senior Commanding General for logistics in Iraq, where she was responsible for more than 20,000 military personnel and 5,000 civilians.

Gen. Halstead will present "The First Person You Must Lead is YOU" to Palmer College of Chiropractic students, faculty, staff and the public on the Palmer campus this Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m. in West Hall, Rm. 210, 817 Main St., Davenport.

Now retired from the military, she founded Steadfast Leadership (www.beckyhalstead.com) in 2010, and is a sought-after speaker on leadership across corporate and academic sectors worldwide. She is a spokesperson for the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress as well as an advocate of providing chiropractic care to military personnel.




















 



Local events heading








  Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






(More History)