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Lori Robinson nominated as first US female combatant chief – BBC News

Lori Robinson nominated as first US female combatant chief – BBC News

US Defence Secretary Ash Carter has nominated the first female in US military history to lead a combatant command.

General Lori Robinson has been nominated to lead the US Northern Command, Mr Carter announced on Friday.

The position is one of the most senior in the US military and must be confirmed by the Senate.

She is currently commander for the Pacific Air Forces

Source: Lori Robinson nominated as first US female combatant chief – BBC News