Leading Ladies: First Woman Appointed to Command US Army Special Forces Unit

Washington (Sputnik) — In a first event of a kind, a woman assumed command of the 3rd Special Forces Support Group Battalion, the US military announced. US Army Lt. Col. Megan Brodgen assumed command of the 3rd Special Forces Support Group Battalion, becoming the first woman to lead such Army unit, 3rd Special Forces Group commander Col. Bradley Moses said. “She [Brodgen] is without a doubt the right choice to assume command of this great unit,” Moses stated on Friday. Moses said Brodgen was chosen for her leadership abilities, not her gender, but the Army has only allowed women to serve in direct combat roles since 2016. The 3rd Special Forces Support Read More

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