This Could Be Our First-Ever Female Combatant Commander

Newser | March 19, 2016 - 11:00 am

President Obama will name Air Force General Lori Robinson to lead the military’s Northern Command, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday. It’s one of the top US military positions and Robinson would be the most senior general overseeing North American activities. She “would also be the first ever female combatant commander,” Carter says. Read more on Newser…