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.
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- Navy Captain Becomes 1st Woman to Command US Nuclear Carrier | Political News | US News
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