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Commander Janice Smith Breaks Barriers

  • Written by Charles Hyatt GoodNewsJamaica.com
  • Published in Lifestyle
 Jamaican, Captain Janice Smith as the newest commander of the Military Sealift Command Atlantic Jamaican, Captain Janice Smith as the newest commander of the Military Sealift Command Atlantic
KINGSTON, Mrch 27,  2020 - Jamaica is known for shaping the world in many ways. Correspondingly, our sports, music, culture and brains have led disruptive and improving changes globally throughout history. Starting from the first slaves that decided that they were not taking the abuse without a fight; Jamaicans have changed the status quo regularly.

This trend is the only thing about Jamaicans that can’t change and we now see it in the work and life of Captain Janice Smith. With this in mind, we salute Captain Smith as the newest commander of the Military Sealift Command Atlantic which is a component of the larger Military Sealift and TRANSCOM organizations.

You need to know that Commander Smith is the first person of colour to hold this position. In the same fashion, we compare this feat to the many other pioneers who put in the work and set the bar for everyone to follow. Pioneers like Rosa Parks, Katherine Goble, Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughan, Maggie Lena Walker, and the list goes on.

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Last modified onSaturday, 04 April 2020 13:46
  • Countries: Jamaica