Linda Fagan becomes first woman nominated to lead a US military branch. And she has bipartisan support.
Adm. Linda Fagan was nominated as the next commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, with current commandant Adm. Karl Schultz set to retire on May 31.
Biden’s Coast Guard pick would be first woman to head a military branch
Admiral Linda L. Fagan is on course to be the first woman in history to lead one of the U.S. military services after President Biden on Tuesday nominated her to be the next commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard.