This veterans day, you’re invited to celebrate and honor women in the military at the “Women Veterans Rock” Rally and Veterans Day Celebration at the ARC Performing Arts Theater in Washington, DC
The Rally will be be honoring Brigadier General Allyson R. Solomon, Assistant Adjutant General – Air, Maryland National Guard. She is also dual-hatted as A-1, Assistant to the Director, Air National Guard. As Assistant Adjutant General – Air, she serves as the principal advisor to both the Governor and the Adjutant General of Maryland on matters pertaining to the Maryland Air National Guard. General Solomon also serves as the Commander of the Maryland Air National Guard, commanding an authorized strength of 1,539 officers and airmen with 17 A-10 and 8 C-130J aircraft. She is responsible to the Adjutant General for the overall management of the flying program and ensuring the units of the Maryland Air National Guard are organized, equipped, and trained to support federal and state missions.
General Solomon was commissioned in 1986 through the Academy of Military Science, McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in Knoxville, Tennessee. Prior to receiving her commission, General Solomon served as an enlisted member in the Maryland Air National Guard for seven years.
The event also feature resources for women in the military, a tribute to women vets, as well as musical entertainment and dance performances. It is free to attended, however registration is required. Learn more at WomenVetsRock.org