First Black Woman Nominated as Marine General

Marine Corps Col. Lorna Mahlock has been nominated to work as the first black female brigadier general in the Marine Corps., according to ABC News.

Mahlock was considered by President Donald Trump, and Defense Secretary James Mattis announced the nomination on Tuesday.

According to his statement, Mahlock is presently the deputy director of the Operations, Plans, Policies, and Operations Directorate at the Marine Corps headquarters in Washington.

Her nomination was amidst numerous others announced on Tuesday.

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