The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Tammy E. Rose

US Army | Transportation Supervisor (88N)

Tammy E. Rose served in the United States Army as a Transportation Supervisor (88N). She began her career in the armed forces in Ft. Eustis, Virginia, going on to Ft. Lewis, Washington and completing her tour of duty at the 21st Replacement in Frankfurt, Germany. During her time with the U.S. Army, Ms. Rose served alongside many of the leaders who helped deploy those who served in Desert Storm and Bosnia. This time in service allowed Tammy to develop many leadership traits. For her service, she was named Soldier of the Year in 1993.

Following her career in the U.S. Army, Ms. Rose founded and served as Executive Director of Jackson Heights Early Learning Center in Jackson Heights and Little Friends in Sunnyside and Corona. She holds dual Masters degrees from St. John’s University in School Building Leadership and Bank Street College in Early Childhood leadership.

In addition to serving her country, her state, and countless children throughout her career, Ms. Rose continues to be actively engaged in her local schools. She is a fierce activist and advocate for justice, while organizing her neighbors and the Jackson Heights community.

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