Col. Lorna M. Mahlock, who was born in Jamaica and immigrated to Brooklyn, was nominated by president Trump the first African-American female to become a general in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Mahlock has had a very successful career as a tower control officer, among the rest. When she was a soldier, she served in Germany, operated in the Office of Legislative Affairs, and served in Okinawa, Japan.

Today, she holds four master degrees, one in Adult and Higher Education from the University of Oklahoma at Norman, one in National Security and Strategic Studies with distinction for the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, third in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, and her fourth masters degree is in Information Operations.

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Throughout her career as a commander, director of the Marine Corps Instructional Management School, and serving as a Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Instructor, she has given so much to our country.

We are very happy she was nominated for yet another role which she will definitely excel.

Take a look at the video below to learn more of this incredible woman.

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