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Roseanne Oliveros

Chief Warrant Officer Roseanne Oliveros became the third Seabee woman to graduate Second Class Dive School in 2000. She then completed First Class Dive School in 2004 as the honor graduate. In 2009, Oliveros became the first and, as of 2022, only, enlisted woman in the U.S. Navy to become the officer in charge of a diving detachment. She has volunteered twice to deploy to Iraq, serving six-month tours in 2003 and 2007. In 2010, Oliveros became the first woman Navy diver selected for chief warrant officer. That same year, she was elected to the Women Divers Hall of Fame, joining an elite group of diving professionals.

Last Updated: 29 March 2023



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