Skip to comments.The new face of war: A female general commands the U.S. air campaign
Posted on 03/24/2011 8:55:36 AM PDT by Palter
This is the general overseeing the American part of the air campaign in Libya. Air Force Maj. Gen. Margaret Woodward, commander of the 17th Air Force, based in Germany, seems to be an expert in refueling and mobility, which is probably why she was picked for Africa Command, whose planners likely expected the command mainly to be doing humanitarian relief missions.
Instead she is overseeing airstrikes by B-2 bombers, F-15E fighter/bombers, and F-16 CJ jammers.
To my knowledge, this is the first time a woman has ever overseen an air campaign.
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Oops! We just lost that kinetic action, lol.
The new face of Kinetic action: A female general commands the U.S. air campaign
There, fixed it. Guss source did not get memo.
My gosh, I entered the Army in 85 and would now be an 05 if I had stayed in.
This lady is a LEUTENANT GENERAL! Talk about career path promotion.
She’s 50 and a three star?
That’s got to be a record.
No doubt foreign policy mag (CFR) is all for this. Apparently Kissinger who is CFR isn’t thugh. So maybe CFR isn’t as monolithic as we usually assume
That should put the fear of God in those swine!
“Thats got to be a record.”
Just like when you get on the trolley car: Tokens are required.
They have some minor disagreements as to the best way to destroy the West. Tactical, not strategical debates.
She’s not bad looking! Is she married?
so this entire no-fly BS was just an excuse to give combate points to PC military policies?
It seems right up there with the medal for courageous do nothing.
Affirmative action knows no bounds!
You beat me to it. An affirmative action General, leading thee troops under an affirmative action Commander in Chief.
Her specialty is refueling. His specialty is Communist agitation and winning elections by pulling the rug out from under the opposition with the help of crooked judges and the Chicago Mafia.
Wonderful. God bless our troops. And—get them out of there!
Women wage war compassionately.
the very model of a modern major general...
Oh, that’s funny! True, horrible but funny!
I was going crazy trying to think of that G&S song! Good for you.
Not guilty, above 10,000 foot ceiling.
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