First Woman To Lead An Army Infantry Division Takes Command At Los Alamitos

Major General Laura Yeager (center) during her change of command ceremony at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos, CA.
Major General Laura Yeager (center) during her change of command ceremony at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos, CA.
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The Army’s 40th Infantry Division welcomed a new commander at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos on Saturday.

Major General Laura Yeager is the first woman to lead a division in the U.S. Army. KPCC's Libby Denkmann reports.

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