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Woman is Commanding General of Pacific Forces Nominee

Posted July 15th, 2014 @ 1:15pm

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.

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