The USO, along with military and business leaders from around the country gathered to recognize Linda Parker Hudson, President and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc. as the 2011 Woman of the Year. Hudson and several female military leaders were honored for their leadership and commitment to country in a luncheon attended by more than 300 guests at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
Additional honorees included Rear Admiral Michelle Howard, Staff Sergeant Tannia Carter, Sergeant Sara Bryant, Seaman Judith Mae Boyce, Captain Wendy Sue Buckingham and Petty Officer Bonnie Lynne Wysocki.
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