Committee Member

Major (Retired) Priscilla W. Locke, USA
Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services

Other Positions /
Employment /
Community Involvement

  • Member, Heritage Foundation HBCU Working Group
  • President, Seeds of Humanity Foundation
  • National Liaison, West Point LEADS Program National (2011-2019)
  • Executive Committee Member, West Point Association of Graduates Diversity & Inclusion
  • Member, West Point Admissions Field Force
  • West Point Standardized Test Score Improvement Program Coach (SAT/ACT)
  • Past President, Rotary Club of Springfield, VA

Prior Military Service
or Affiliation

  • 1974, Enlisted in the U.S. Army as Communications Specialist
  • First Black Women West Point Graduate by Order of Merit
  • Hall of Fame Inductee, Army Women’s Foundation
  • U.S. Army, Retired, 1995

Highest Education

  • Master of Science, Education, Loyola Baltimore
  • Master of Science, Public Administration, Central Michigan University
  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering, U.S. Military Academy, Class of 1980

Achievements /
Awards /

  • Awardee, Key to the City of Detroit, Michigan
  • Awardee, Detroit Woman of Excellence, Michigan Chronicle
  • Distinguished Graduate, West Point Society of DC
  • Awardee, National Society of Black Engineers Golden Torch Award
  • Awardee, Women of Color in STEM Visionary Award
  • Awardee, Wings To Succeed, National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates (NAMEPA)

MAJ Priscilla Locke, USA Retired