WIESBADEN, Germany -- The Army's first female senior enlisted leader at a service component command is leaving U.S. Army Europe for an assignment at the Army Cyber Command after nearly three years on the Continent.

Command Sgt. Maj. Sheryl Lyon said she hopes her tenure can be an impetus for future female enlisted leaders to step up.

"I hope that I've been able to help pave the way, that it's based on capability for positions instead of gender or ethnicity or anything like that," she said. "Hopefully in some small way by being in this position I've helped to ease that pathway."

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