Most veteran’s do not talk about their time in the military or combat, but we should, especially womenCarol Eggert
Carol Eggert is Senior Vice President, Military and Veteran Affairs at Comcast NBCUniversal. Carol brings more than 30 years of military and civilian experience to Comcast. In her civilian role, she assisted various organizations in the private, government and non-profit sectors with their initiatives in knowledge management, strategic planning and project management. During her career, she served in the Army, the Army Reserve and the National Guard, serving in a variety of command and staff positions, including Assistant Adjutant General, Battalion Commander and Chief of Staff and recently retired as a Brigadier General.
She also has worked with members from all branches of the military, completed numerous overseas deployments, including a 15-month combat tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as Chief of the Women’s Initiatives Division and Senior Liaison to the U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, where she conducted a full-scale analysis of women’s initiatives and developed a strategic plan for the economic and political empowerment of Iraqi women under the U.S. Secretary of State. She is the recipient of numerous awards and commendations in recognition of her contributions to the military, including the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart and multiple awards of the Meritorious Service Medal.
Carol is a graduate of the prestigious U.S. Army War College, where she also served on the faculty and was later selected as the Deputy Commandant for Reserve Affairs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies, two master’s degrees in instructional design and strategic international studies, and a doctoral degree in organizational leadership. Carol serves on the Corporate Advisory Board for West Chester University, and the Boards of Directors for Valley Forge Military Academy Board, the Philly POPS, and PsychArmor. Her leadership in the private sector has been recognized by HillVets, who placed her on their 2016 list of the 100 most influential veterans in America, and by the Philadelphia Business Journal, who named her one of their 2016 Veterans of Influence.
Military Watch Contributor
We are honored to have Carol Eggert as the Military Watch Contributor on our Watch Team®.
Each week Carol brings you military news and inspiration throughout the show!
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Carol shared the story behind her title with us on June 9, 2019.
Carol grew up one of eight children from a close knit family and a mom and dad who placed significant emphasis on education. With an opportunity at the age of 17 to receive that education, she joined the army and through steady initiative, became a Brigadier General. Her leadership did not stop there.
You can listen to our full interview with Carol below!