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

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.

Check Also

DARPA Launches Program Seeking High Performance Computing for Military Simulators

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency launched a new program to improve how virtual training environments replicate real-world interactions and host more complex systems. DARPA unveiled Monday that the Digital RF Battlespace Emulator program intends to build a new breed of High Performance Computing capable of supporting advanced radio frequency for simulators. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *