White House Features New Women Generals on International Women’s Day
March 11, 2021
President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin put the spotlight on two female generals who were recently promoted to head four-star combatant commands during remarks in honor of International Women's Day at the White House Monday.
Austin announced the promotions of Army Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson and Air Force Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost on Saturday, and both women flanked Biden at Monday's event.
Read more: 2 female generals, recently promoted, spotlighted in White House remarks (abcnews.go.com)
Transcript of Remarks by President Biden on International Women’s Day (whitehouse.gov)
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