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A Woman Will Lead Naval War College For First Time In School's 135-Year History

Selecting Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who now heads a military command in Guam, as the college's next leader was a "historic choice," according to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.
Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield sits at a mission crew work station in Guam. Chatfield has been named the next president of the Naval War College. Source: Daniel Willoughby

A woman has been appointed as president of the U.S. Naval War College for the first time in the institution's 135-year history, the Navy announced on Friday.

Selecting Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a

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