Oath of office
Photo Credit: F.T. Eyre
Retired Lt. Gen. Robert Van Antwerp, former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers chief of engineers, administers the oath of office to Brig. Gen. Margaret W. Burcham during her promotion ceremony at the headquarters in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2012. Burcham is the Army Corp of Engineers' first female general officer. Last September, Burcham became the first woman selected to command a Corps of Engineers division when she took command of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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