30 Sep '17, 4pm

1st female officer to graduate from the Assault Amphibian School at Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON — Concluding a week of firsts for female officers in the Marine Corps, military officials announced Friday, Sept. 29, that the first woman is set to graduate from the 12-week Assault Amphibian Officer Course. The female graduate will be the first in the Marine Corps to be awarded the military occupational specialty to become an Assault Amphibious Vehicle platoon commander. She is the first to complete the course since the Marine Corps opened all military occupational specialties to women in April 2016, said Capt. Joshua Pena. The armored, full-track vehicles carry troops and their supplies to shore during amphibious assaults or in disaster relief. These vehicles, in operation since the 1970s, weigh more than 25 tons and are armed with a .50 caliber machine gun and a 40mm rapid fire grenade launcher. They can travel across land at 45 mph and can surf 10-foot ...

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