For the first time in the history of the marine corps, the US, the woman graduated from officer training, and soon the Lieutenant will assume command of a platoon of 40 soldiers, reports the BBC.
The Lieutenant, who wished not to mention his name in the press, he graduated from officer training at the marine corps base in Quantico, Virginia.
This year the marine corps of the United States with special activity began to take measures for the recruitment of women in the background of the scandal connected with the publication in social networks, Nude women Marines.
In the US army serve nearly 1.4 million troops. About 15% of them are women.
We will remind, in March of 2016, President Barack Obama ordered to access for women to all positions in the U.S. army, including in combat units.
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