For The First Time A US Navy Aircraft Carrier Deploys Under The Command Of A Female Captain

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Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt will be in command of one of the Navy’s 11 nuclear aircraft carriers in 2022 

Business Insider: US Navy aircraft carrier deploys for the first time under the command of a female captain 

* A US Navy aircraft carrier deployed with a female skipper for the first time on Monday. 

* USS Abraham Lincoln set sail from San Diego under the command of Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt. 

* The carrier also set sail with the first Marine Corps F-35C stealth fighter squadron. 

Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln made history Monday when it set sail from San Diego, becoming the first US Navy carrier to deploy under the leadership of a female commanding officer. 

Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt assumed command of the carrier in August, becoming the first female carrier skipper. 

Prior to taking command of the Lincoln last year, Bauernschmidt served as the commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego. She was previously the Lincoln’s executive officer and the first woman to serve as the second-in-command on a carrier. 

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