Saturday, April 14, 2018

Historical Marine Corps' first female African-American general officer

A decorated colonel is set to be the first black woman to serve as a Marine Corps general
Task and Purpose
Jeff Schogol

Col. Lorna Mahlock was nominated on Tuesday to be the first female black general in the Marines. Mahlock, 49, has served in the prestigious post of deputy director of plans, policies and operations since July 2017.
Her next assignment will be announced later if she is confirmed by the Senate, according to the Marine Corps. In a history-making move, Col. Lorna Mahlock has been nominated to become the Marine Corps' first female African-American general officer.

Mahlock, 49, has served in the prestigious post of deputy director of plans, policies and operations since July 2017. Her next assignment will be announced later if she is confirmed by the Senate, according to the Marine Corps. She was nominated on April 10 to get her first star.
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