Tuesday, June 24, 2008

One for the History Books

First female four-star U.S. Army general nominated - CNN.com Assuming that her nomination goes through...
America's first female four-star general has been nominated, the Pentagon announced Monday.

President Bush nominated Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody [3 star] to serve as head of the Army's supply arm.
By law women are restricted from combat roles in the Army. Funny how so many of them end up in combat anyway.
Currently, there are 57 active-duty women serving as generals or admirals, five of whom are lieutenant generals or vice admirals, the Navy's three-star rank, according to the Pentagon.

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