Army announces first female to serve as a division deputy commander
By U.S. Army
March 9, 2012
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U.S. Army Operational Test Command Executive Director Jim Amato, SES, right, congratulates BG Laura Richardson; daughter Lauren is on left in receiving line after promotion ceremony.
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BG Richardson with daughter Lauren and mother and father, Dr. and Mrs. Jan
Strickland, of Denver, CO, in receiving line.
WASHINGTON (March 9, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno announced the following officer assignment: Brig. Gen. Laura J. Richardson, Commanding General, United States Army Operational Test Command, Fort Hood, Texas, to Deputy Commanding General, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
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