Admiral Linda Fagan was sworn in Wednesday as the 27th commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, making her the first woman to lead the military branch.
“Now we need to keep working to make sure Adm. Fagan may be the first but not the only,” President Biden said as he presided over the change of command ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. “We need to see more women at the highest levels of command in the Coast Guard and across every service.
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