Air Force Lieutenant General Lori J. Robinson has been nominated as the new commanding general of Pacific Air Forces. The Pentagon says she would be the first U.S. woman four-star commander of combat forces. Robinson replaces General Herbert J. "Hawk" Carlisle who becomes the new commander of the Air Combat Command at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. As commander of Pacific Air Forces, Robinson is the air component commander for U.S. Pacific Command; and executive director of Pacific Air Combat Operations Staff at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Robinson is currently the vice commander, Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base.
Posted Tuesday, July 15th 2014 @ 1pm