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‘I had to be on’: A look inside the career of the Corps’ first female Marine ground combat battalion commander

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For Lt. Col. Michelle Macander being a Marine was a family tradition. Her grandfather was a Marine infantry officer who fought in World War II, her father and uncle were both Marines. As a kid she would sneak into her father’s closet and try on his uniform and cover. So one of the first things […]