Biden names 2 women generals to lead military commands

11 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden on Monday announced the nomination of two women to lead US military commands, who will be only the second and third women to hold such senior military positions in the United States, reports AFP.

US Air Force General Jacqueline Van Ovost, the only woman at the four-star general rank, the military’s highest, was nominated to head Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM).

The US military has 11 commands, all led by four-star generals.