First female SC Air Guard nurse achieves rank of Brigadier General

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COLUMBIA, SC (WACH)- Theresa Prince has served as a nurse in the South Carolina air guard for 37 years. Saturday marked a special day history for Theresa and her military career.

She is the first woman to receive the rank of brigadier general in the SC Air Guard.

"You know I think the military broadened their ideas and there's opportunities as long as you work hard and do what you're supposed to opportunities are there", says Prince. "Anything is possible if you just work hard, persevere and do the best you can the opportunities are endless."

Prince says times have changed since she first joined the military. She is happy to serve as a role model for women everywhere.

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