Army Instates First Female Commander
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The Army's First Female Brigade Commander

The British Army has given Brigadier Sharon Nesmith command of the 1st United Kingdom Signal Brigade, marking a historic milestone in...

Army Instates First Female Commander
The British Army has given Brigadier Sharon Nesmith command of the 1st United Kingdom Signal Brigade, marking a historic milestone in services history. 

Army puts first woman in charge of a brigade
Brigadier Nesmith, started her army career in Germany, spent three tours in the Balkans and then Iraq
 
For the first time, a woman will be in command of an operational brigade - 1st UK Signals, which provides communications support to any military operation.
 
The four units that comprise the brigade are at short notice to be deployed anywhere in the world.
 
 
With debate continuing to rage over whether women should take up combat roles, Forces TV has been to a country for whom they have been fighting on the front line since 1988.
 
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