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Ms. Delphine Metcalf-Foster

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2rd, Junior Vice Commander, Natio...

Phone: (859) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Newport , Kentucky , United States
Disabled American Veterans
3725 Alexandria Pike
Cold Spring , Kentucky 41076
United States

Company Description: DAV is dedicated to a single purpose: fulfilling our promises to the men and women who served. DAV does this by ensuring that veterans of all generations and their...   more

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About Us - Women Veterans Connect, Inc., 15 Oct 2014 [cached]
Delphine Metcalf-Foster
Delphine Metcalf-Foster Ms. Metcalf-Foster serves as 2nd, Jr. Vice Commander for the Disabled American Veterans national organization and is the first-ever female minority to hold the position. She is a retired and decorated First Sergeant of the US Army Reserve with combat service in Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Among other honors, she has received the following medals: Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Component Achievement Medal, and Southwest Asia Service Medal. She is also retired from Alameda Naval Air Station as a Quality Assurance work leader.
Ms. Metcalf-Foster is a member of the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Women Veterans which provides recommendations directly to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. She is an active member of Congressman George Miller's VA Committee and US Military Academy Committee. In 2004-2005, she had the distinction of being State Commander for the Disabled American Veterans, the first female to hold the position in the organization's 81 years. She has also served as Treasurer on the National Board of Directors of the Disabled American Veterans. Ms. Metcalf-Foster is the recipient of the 2014 California Department of Veterans Affairs Trailblazer Award and was honored for her exemplary service and contributions to the women veteran community.
Delphine Metcalf-Foster, 1st ..., 24 Jan 2014 [cached]
Delphine Metcalf-Foster, 1st Vice President
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Delphine Metcalf-Foster, Disabled American Veterans' third national junior vice commander and Major Esther C. Sablan, who commands the 129th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 129th Rescue Wing at Moffett Field, will make presentations.
The first women elected as a ..., 7 Oct 2012 [cached]
The first women elected as a DAV Department-level Commander, Delphine Metcalf-Foster (center), joined by DAV National Deputy Legislative Director Joy Ilem (left) and Legislative Research Consultant Amy Hogan (right), is a special guest speaker at the California VA’s annual Women Veterans Leadership Conference, “A Call to Service; A Call to Action.â€
Delphine Metcalf-Foster was one such trailblazer for DAV. A retired Army first sergeant and a veteran of Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield, she was the first woman to be elected as a Department Commander in DAV history in 2004 for the Department of California. In addition, she was elected to DAV’s National Board of Directors from 2010 to 2012, and served as its Treasurer.
“It isn’t about creating division between men and women veterans,†said Metcalf-Foster. “Our service is equitable, it’s our perspectives that differ. And that is what makes our collaboration so great when we work together as veterans, representing and encompassing the population as a whole.â€
Metcalf-Foster, who also serves as a member of the VA Advisory Committee on Women Veterans in California, was tapped to speak to attendees at the leadership conference, along with other leaders in the women veterans’ community.
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