Brig. Gen. Rebecca HalsteadRetired Brigadier General, U.S. Army
Rebecca Halstead is a retired U.S. Army Brigadier General and Iraq War Veteran. She is the first female graduate of West Point to attain general officer rank and served as the senior Commanding General for logistics in Iraq, becoming the first female in U.S. history to command in combat at the strategic level. In this capacity she was responsible for leading over 200 multi‐disciplined units (20,000 military and 5,000 civilians) located across 55 different bases, providing supply, maintenance, transportation and distribution support to over 250,000 personnel serving across Iraq. She currently runs her own leader consultancy company, STEADFAST Leadership, LLC where she specializes in inspirational speaking, leader coaching, and consulting. She authored her first book on leadership, 24/7: The First Person You Must Lead Is YOU.