Army's First Female Infantry Officer Assigned to Fort Benning
Capt. Kristen Griest, one of the first women to graduate U.S. Army Ranger School, has been assigned to the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade at Fort Benning, Georgia, according to Army officials.
The Army granted Griest’s request to transfer from the military police to the infantry branch last month.
The Army also approved 21 female West Point and ROTC cadets and one Officer Candidate School student to commission into the infantry and armor branches.
Thirteen of those women will enter into the armor branch... more