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

The following is an excerpt from the original article, published 4/1/21 on

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, calling for more women to rise in the ranks.