Maryland all-female National Guard, three are African American.
For the primary time, a state’s Nationwide Guard command workers is solely feminine. The Maryland Nationwide Guard’s 4 prime leaders are all girls, and three are African American.
The Washington Put up additionally studies that each one 4 officers are moms. The Maryland Guard has been within the unprecedented territory since fall.
Maj. Gen. Linda L. Singh has been the highest-ranking commander of the state’s navy since 2015. She’s the primary African American and first lady to function adjutant basic for the Maryland Guard.
In June, ??Brig. Gen. Janeen L. Birckhead grew to become assistant adjutant basic for Military. Brig. Gen. April Vogel began serving in August as assistant adjutant basic for Air. Command Sgt. Maj. Perlisa D. Wilson grew to become senior enlisted adviser in December.
Singh says it wasn’t intentional; she simply needed the most-qualified candidates accessible.