CUNN001. Cunningham, Henry. “1st for Lumbees: a Navy admiral.” Fayetteville Observer-Times (North Carolina) 30 October 1997.
Brief sketch of Michael L. Holmes, then 46, a Navy pilot who grew up in the Saddletree community. He graduated from Magnolia High School, Pembroke State University, and Navy Aviation Officer Candidate School. He is one of only three (as of this writing) Native American admirals in the Navy.