President Donald Trump has nominated Marine Corps Col. Lorna Mahlock to be the first black female brigadier general, according to the military branch’s media office.

Pres. Trump nominates first African-American woman to serve as brigadier general.

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Secretary of Defense James Mattis made the announcement on Tuesday, CNN reports.

Mahlock is currently stationed at the Marines’ Operations, Plans, Policies, and Operations Directorate in Washington, D.C.

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