Let us discover the most remarkable highlights from the incredible journey of award-winning merit, multi-cultural diversity, inclusion, and triumph over challenges that First Sergeant Delphine Metcalf-Foster, United States Army (Ret.) has earned. Mrs. Delphine Metcalf-Foster’s story stems from a family legacy of military service members that fought for freedom, rights, and justice. She carries the torch of leadership in every arena as she continues to take pride in her heritage and family values as she advocates for herself and others with continuous service to Our Nation. We will realize how her historic rise was and is rewarding through facing difficult discussions about topics that affect our Nation’s Heroes, their caregivers, and her beloved Women Warriors to date.

Many areas of our legislature for American Veterans and their families have changed for the better with her and her teams’ activism although critical measures have not yet changed. Delphine Metcalf-Foster believes in order to persevere toward relief, restoration, and new resolutions we must embrace the leading role, understand the issues, and pronounce the Call to Action with definitive knowledge and expertise of the what, when, how, why, and which plan we wish to modify or introduce into law. WE must collectively strive toward the best quality lives as we fulfill the promises of earned benefits our service men and women shall redeem.

First Sergeant Delphine Metcalf-Foster, US Army (Ret.)

Whether we are Active Duty Service Members, Veterans, Retirees, Dependents, or Disabled American Veterans we can be assured in her most historic role as the First African American Female National Commander of the DAV, Delphine Metcalf-Foster paved the way for civilians and military families to join forces while being heard with positive change, effective programs, and within the centennial support the https://www.DAV.org and all the https://www.VA.gov has to offer. Delphine Metcalf-Foster has also made history by serving as the First African American female leader in more than 8 leading Veteran Service Organizations after successfully completing 21 years in the United States Army.


Delphine Metcalf-Foster explains the importance of her story, life experience, volunteerism, and industrious creativity which engages audiences world-wide. Delphine Metcalf Foster knows the cost of freedom because she has been in combat, survived, and leads fellow veterans who may have been injured or those going through loss of a service member to safety with how to belong, carry on, get involved, and to lead like she has. Delphine Metcalf-Foster instills her ethical values into others as she has learned how to enact personal and professional change. She is an advocate and asserts the greatness of joining forces with helping agencies, teams building, and working together to accomplish a common series of goals. She knows how to bring about equalizing, specialized, and progressive change to our military community on Capitol Hill and to the local community for everyone that is deserving in perpetual hopes to find unity despite the divisions and injustices that still exist on many fronts.

Delphine Metcalf-Foster is a United States Army Retiree, Woman Warrior, Unique Leader, and Voice for All. Educating Our Veterans LIVE is a privilege and commitment for her; the same commitment she made when she was injured and still returned to combat to bring her Soldiers home. At this juncture of her journey she aspires to empower US Armed Forces families and Soldiers separating from active duty even further by offering them a compassionate “hand-up approach”, a listening ear, and a navigational pathway to earned benefits in partnership with charitable and Veteran Service Organizations in 2021. To be inspired, fired up, and enlightened, tune in for the exciting full-length interview on The Christina Silva Show * Educating Our Veterans LIVE @5 * Wednesday, September 22, 2021. https://www.GoArmy.com


2017 DAV National Convention, New Orleans, LA * Delphine Metcalf-Foster is named First African American Female National Commander * CRS Productions Copyright 2017


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