For the first time, the US Navy has appointed a woman Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt to command a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.


This article, by Alex Wilson, which appears on the website Military.Com, reports that for the first time, a woman, Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt, has been appointed to command a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier The USS Abraham Lincoln. This article makes the following points about Capt Bauernschmidt:

  • Graduated from the Naval Academy in 1994.
  • Earned a Masters at Naval War College.
  • Has over 3000 flying hours as a pilot.
  • In 1996 was the first female executive officer aboard a nuclear-powered carrier.


Recent Runway Posts related to this topic:


References from the Web:


Source Information