With more than 4,300 flight hours and 425 carrier arrested landings to her credit, Capt. Valerie Overstreet has led an impressive career in naval aviation. Following a Pentagon policy change in 1993, she was one of the first women to fly combat missions and was the first female commander of the “Wallbangers,” an E-2C Hawkeye squadron. Today, she balances her current assignment as Deputy Superintendent/Chief of Staff at the United States Naval Academy with her responsibilities as a mother of two young children. This lecture is part of CBMM's Fall Speaker Series, with additional lectures on Oct. 10, Oct. 23, Nov. 6, and Nov. 13.