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Defense News: Lori Robinson In Line for Northern Command Leadership Nomination

PentagonPresident Barack Obama is considering U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson as his nomination to the leadership post at U.S. Northern Command, Defense News reported Friday.

Aaron Mehta writes Robinson previously served as deputy commander of the U.S. Air Forces Central Command and in May 2013 took the role as vice commander of the Air Combat Command.

She became the commander of Pacific Air Forces in October 2014 and also received her fourth star via that appointment, according to the report.

Mehta reports she would become the first woman assigned to lead a combatant command if she receives the nomination.

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