Plenty of celebrities’ names moved up and down Twitter’s trending topics list Friday night during the broadcast of the NAACP Image Awards, but for a while, it was an unfamiliar name sitting proudly at the top of the list. Vice Admiral Michelle Howard lit up Twitter as she was honored among the musicians and movie stars. Howard serves as Deputy Commander United States Fleet Forces Command and Director Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Centre of Excellence.
WOW! I’m so very impressed with Vice Admiral Michelle Howard! So very proud of her accomplishments. Congrats on her Chairman’s Award!
— Keryl L. Douglas (@KerylsCourt) February 2, 2013
Shout out to Vice Admiral Michelle Howard.Thank you for your service as a patriot and a person.God bless you.#strengthpassionpatience
— Tedashii(@Tedashii) February 2, 2013
“I just want the Sailors and Marines to say that i took care of them.” Vice Admiral Michelle Howard
— iMDRW (@iMDRW) February 2, 2013
“You cannot cross the sea by merely standing and watching the water!” Vice Admiral Michelle Howard – Simply amazing!
— Mayor Terry Bellamy (@Terry_Bellamy) February 2, 2013
— Lynette Gilchrist (@LynnGilchrist) February 2, 2013
Congrats Vice Admiral Michelle Howard!What an awesome role model you are to, not only African-American women, but to all women! #NAACP
— Keesha Tanona (@Keeh2os) February 2, 2013
Vice Admiral Michelle Howard is very impressive. Didn’t know she commanded the ship that rescued Americans from Somali pirates. #ImageAwards
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) February 2, 2013
Kudos to Vice Admiral Michelle Howard, recipient of the NAACP Chairman Award! You are awesome-Thank you for your incomparable service!
— Carol Blackmon (@carolblackmon) February 2, 2013