BDF: Ladies in Military Leadership

Sub-lieutenant (SLt) Karen Carvahlo was born on 23 July 1978 and attended the Pine Primary School before transitioning to the Garrison Secondary School. The proud mother of two, enlisted in the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) on 17 April 1999 and has served selflessly for the past twenty-one years after her posting to the Barbados Coast Guard (BCG), becoming its first female recruit.