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Army Selects First Female General to Command Infantry Division



by Matthew Cox

The U.S. Army National Guard has selected the first female officer to command an infantry division, marking another milestone for women serving in combat units.

Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager will assume command of the California National Guard’s 40th Infantry Division during a June 29 ceremony at the Joint Forces Training Base at Los Alamitos, California, according to a National Guard news release.

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