Marine Base Gets Its First Female General

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

For the first time ever, a woman is taking command at the nation's premier Marine Corps training base. Brig. Gen. Loretta Reynolds will be the first female to run South Carolina's Parris Island in the base's 96-year-history. Reynolds is no stranger to setting records. She is also the first female Marine to ever hold a command position in a battle zone, one of many accomplishments in her 25 years as a Marine. She speaks about the challenges that come with her post.


Brig. Gen. Loretta Reynolds

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Elizabeth Ross

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