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US Military Academy Swears In First Female Commandant of Cadets

The first female commandant of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy was sworn in Tuesday, the latest milestone for American women who now are allowed to serve in all military combat roles. Brigadier General Diana Holland, 47, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, assumed the leadership post after being honored in a packed ceremony at the academy 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of New York City, whose graduates typically serve as Army officers. "I'm very grateful for this...

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