Maj. Gen. Michelle Johnson (Iowa & Brasenose 1981) first woman to lead Air Force Academy

"The first woman to serve as an Air Force Academy cadet wing commander has been picked to become the institution's first female superintendent.

Maj. Gen. Michelle Johnson was nominated Friday to take over from Lt. Gen. Mike Gould, the academy's superintendent since 2009. The nomination — which must clear the Senate — could bring her career full circle, all the way from a 1981 graduate to a three-star general overseeing her alma mater." Read more at the Denver Post