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Michigan National Guard Gets First Female Infantry Company Commander
 
7 Mar 2019
Military.com | By Matthew Cox

U.S. Army Capt. Amie Kemppainen made history recently by becoming the first female officer to take command of an infantry company in the Michigan Army National Guard, and among the first female infantry company commanders in the entire Army.

Kemppainen, who took command of B Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment, in a March 2 ceremony, is a member of a growing sisterhood that has stepped forward to volunteer for infantry, armor and other direct-action jobs after the Pentagon opened up all combat-arms jobs to women just over three years ago.

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/03/07/michigan-national-guard-gets-first-female-infantry-company-commander.html
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