This Black History Month 2011; Command Sergeant Major Vivian Bright (retired) is recognized as one of the many military, baby boomer and African American legends. CSM Bright proudly served in the United States Army for 27 years. Command Sergeant Major Vivian Bright (retired) was the first African American female Master Sergeant, 1st Sergeant and Command Sergeant Major in the United States Army Reserve 75th MAC; Maneuver Area Command. CSM Bright, along with other service members; played a vital part in the 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign. CSM Bright is also the oldest of the Natchez Eight Baby Boomer Siblings. Just as all of the Natchez Eight Baby Boomer Siblings; CSM Bright has consistently and effectively tackled all of life’s’ challenges with rare confidence. CSM Bright is indeed one of the many extraordinary military service members who deserve recognition and the utmost appreciation.