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Van Ovost Tapped to Lead TRANSCOM, New Bosses Named for SOUTHCOM and INDOPACOM

March 8, 2021

The following is an excerpt from the original article, published 3/8/21 by Brian W. Everstine, taken from AirforceMag.com. Click here for the full article. President Joe Biden on March 6 nominated USAF Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost—currently the U.S. military’s only woman with four stars—to command U.S. Transportation Command, and Army Lt. Gen. Laura J.…

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Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost talks about her inspiring Air Force career

March 1, 2021

The following is an excerpt from the original article, published 4/1/21 on Today.com. Kicking TODAY’s special series Women Are Essential for Women’s History Month, Savannah Guthrie speaks exclusively with the nation’s highest-ranking woman in uniform, Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, who talks about her inspiring career in the Air Force. “Frankly, it’s quite lonely,” she says,…

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