US army reserve appoints Major Jody Daniels as 1st female commander

US army reserve appoints Major Jody Daniels as 1st female commander

- History has been made in the United States by Major General Jody Daniels of the US Army

- The US Senate has confirmed Daniels for promotion to lieutenant general

- The dual role of Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General of the US Army Reserve Command has also been assigned to her

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The United States Senate has confirmed Major General Jody J Daniels for promotion to lieutenant general.

She has also been assigned the dual role of Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General of the US Army Reserve Command, US Army reports.

Daniels becomes the first woman in the 112-year history of the Army Reserve to lead the community-based force.

The Army Reserve has more than 200,000 soldiers and civilian employees with a geographic footprint that includes 50 states, five territories, and more than 30 countries.

Daniels, who succeeds Lieutenant General Charles D Luckey, has more than 36 years of active and reserve military service.

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Jody J Daniels becomes US 1st female chief of army reserve and commanding general

Jody J Daniels. Photo credit: Military.com
Source: UGC

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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that 50-year-old Andrea Halliley came out as a transgender woman after her service in the US military, dumping the gender she was born with.

It should be noted that Andrea, who is also a parent of three children, divorced her partner sometime in 2015. Now as an openly-transgender woman in Durham and known as Andi, she works as a delivery driver.

“When I first came out to my (now ex) wife, I told her I was a crossdresser - I had never heard of the term ‘transgender’ before. My ex-wife did some research and told me about transgender people, and it was like a lightbulb moment, we both knew that’s what I really was,” he said.

She first got into the modelling world when she had multiple photoshoots. She said she cannot believe how her life took an interesting drive, Metro reports.

She also commented on the fact that her life has really changed since she identified with a new gender. Halliley added that she has always been a closet trans woman while putting a fake front as a facade in public.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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