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First female commander promoted at Fort Campbell

Col. Kimberly Daub, right, took over as commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade from Col. Charles Hamilton. (Photo by The Leaf-Chronicle) Col. Kimberly Daub, right, took over as commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade from Col. Charles Hamilton. (Photo by The Leaf-Chronicle)
FORT CAMPBELL, KY (WSMV) -

For the first time ever, there is a female brigade commander at Fort Campbell.

On Tuesday, Col. Kimberly Daub took over as commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade, known as The Lifeliners.

Daub is the first female brigade commander in the history of the 101st Airborne.

According to The Leaf-Chronicle, Daub began her military career in 1989 and comes to the Lifeliners from an assignment in Afghanistan as division chief.

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