Marine, 24, is first woman to lead amphibian platoon

Mariah Klenke is the first female officer to graduate from a12-week Assault Amphibian Officer Course since the Marine Corps opened all military occupational specialties to women in April 2016. She is congratulated by Col. Dan Yaroslaski at Camp Pendleton on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)


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