LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. — The California Nationwide Guard has announced the appointment of the principle girl to lead a U.S. Military infantry division.
Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager will hang allege of the fortieth Infantry Division on June 29 at Joint Forces Coaching Heinous in Los Alamitos, California.
Yeager in the period in-between commands Joint Activity Drive North, U.S. Northern Teach at Fort Bliss, Texas.
Yeager turn into as soon as commissioned in 1986 as a 2d lieutenant from the Reserve Officer Coaching Corps at California Allege College, Long Seaside.
She served as UH-60 Sunless Hawk helicopter pilot, left spirited duty when her son turn into as soon as born and persevered her protection power career in the California Military Nationwide Guard.
Yeager deployed to Iraq in 2011 as deputy commander of the Cal Guard’s fortieth Combat Aviation Brigade, then served as a battalion and brigade commander.