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First female assigned command of ship

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The naval station in Norfolk will make history Thursday when Rear Admiral Nora Tyson assumes command of carrier Strike Two.

Tyson is the first woman to be assigned to that command.

She will take over Thursday during a ceremony on the deck of the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush - the nation's newest aircraft carrier.

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