First US Female Combatant Chief : General Lori Robinson [ Current Affairs ]
Lori Robinson a United States (US) Air Force General has been selected as the next head of the US military’s Northern Command. She becomes the first woman to head a US combatant command as the position is one of the most senior in the US military for the first time.
- She is currently leads US air forces in the Pacific and Executive Director of Pacific Air Combat Operations Staff, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, and Hawaii.
- In 1982 she had enrolled in the US Air Force.
- Robinson had made history after she became the first Air Battle Manager and first woman 552nd ACW commander to be frocked to brigadier general in September 2007.
- US Government had announced he appointment to open all combat roles in the US military to women in December 2015.
- And the move had opened up about 220, 000 positions to women.
About Lori J. Robinson
- Lori J. Robinson was born in 1958.
- The Pacific Air Forces command has responsibility for Air Force activities spread over half the globe and supports 45, 000 Airmen serving principally in Japan, Korea, Hawaii, Alaska and Guam.
- Published on: March 22, 2016