First US Female Combatant Chief : General Lori Robinson [ Current News (Concise) ]


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.

Image of Lori Robinson

Image of Lori Robinson

First US Female Combatant Chief General

  • 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/Last Modified on: March 22, 2016