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USD Grad to be Among First Women on Subs


USD Grad to be Among First Women on Subs

San Diego Union Tribune -- After graduating with honors from the University of San Diego on Sunday, Kimberly Roe will join a pioneering group of 24 women training to be the first females serving aboard submarines in the Navy.

By 2012, the women are expected to begin serving on four guided-missile attack submarines and ballistic-missile submarines based at Kings Bay, Ga., and Bangor, Wash. (Full Story)


For other local news stories regarding Kim Roe, please see the links below. 


USD Graduate One of Twenty Women Assigned to Navy Submarine

KUSI San Diego -- Just last month Congress passed a new program that allows women to serve on Navy Submairnes and a local college graduate has been chosen to be one of the first women to be assigned to a sub. USD graduate Midshipman Kimberly Roe is one of twenty women assigned to Navy Submarine for the first time. (Full Story)


USD Grad One Of First Women To Serve On Submarine
San Diego 10 News -- A woman about to graduate from the University of San Diego will be one of the first women to serve on a U.S. Navy submarine.

Since high school, Kim Roe knew she was going to join the Navy ROTC program but as she is about to graduate from USD, opportunity has come knocking.

By 2012, women will be able to serve on submarines. Roe, who majored in math at USD, was picked by the Navy to be among the first group of women for submarines. (Full Story)


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