Rear Admiral Freddie Jeffries, NOAA Corps, and Commander Evelyn Fields.
Admiral Jeffries was the first African-American NOAA Corps officer and also the
first to attain the rank of Rear Admiral (LH) in NOAA Corps. Commander Fields is
the present Director of NOAA Corps and is the first woman officer to attain the
the rank of Rear Admiral (UH) in NOAA Corps.