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Guam Guard captain is first female to lead infantry company

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Guam Army National Guard Captain Leona Campbell became the first female to take command of an infantry company during a change of command ceremony over the weekend. Campbell began her career in 2009 when she was commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant while attending UCLA.

The ceremony comes just over a year after defense secretary Ashton Carter ordered that all combat roles in the US military are open to women.

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