First woman to command a Marine ground combat arms unit takes charge

first_img June 28, 2018 KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News CAMP PENDLETON (KUSI) – As reported by the Marine Corps Times, a Marine ground combat arms unit got its first woman commander.The historic event took place June 22 at Camp Pendleton, California. Lt. Col. Michelle I. Macander took over as commanding officer of 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division from Lt. Col. Christopher M. Haar, during a ceremony held aboard Camp Pendleton.For more information on the historic change, click here. KUSI Newsroom, center_img Posted: June 28, 2018 First woman to command a Marine ground combat arms unit takes charge FacebookTwitterlast_img