Her 36 year military career is filled with remarkable accomplishments at the highest levels of operations. Robinson is a nonresident senior fellow in the center for security strategy and technology in the foreign policy program at brookings as well as at the belfer center.
Robinson discusses the future of democracy and offers leadership lessons from the military nobody wants to tell the bad and the ugly.
General lori j robinson. 1959 is a retired united states air force general who served as commander of the united states northern command usnorthcom and commander of the north american aerospace defense command norad from may 2016 to may 2018. Robinson is a united states air force lieutenant general who currently serves as the vice commander air combat command langley air force base va. At the end of the day what.
Usnorthcom partners to connect homeland defense civil support and security cooperation to defend and secure the united states and its. She assists the commander in organizing training equipping and maintaining combat ready forces for rapid deployment and employment while ensuring strategic air defense forces are ready to meet the challenges of peacetime air sovereignty. To date robinson is the first and only woman to achieve a four star general ranking.
Usnorthcom partners to connect homeland defense civil support and security. Air force usaf general who served 2016 18 as commander of north american aerospace defense command norad and united states northern command northcom becoming the highest ranking woman in united states military history. She was the first female officer in the history of the united states armed forces to command a major unified combatant command.
Robinson is commander united states northern command and north american aerospace defense command. Robinson retired from the air force in july 2018 following a 36 year military career where she became the highest ranking woman in the department of the defense. Robinson is the former commander of norad and northcom.
Learn more about robinson s life and career. General ret lori j. Lori jean robinson born c.
Retired four star general lori j. Robinson served as commander united states northern command and north american aerospace defense command. Her selection made national news as she appeared on the cover of time magazine as the first woman to lead a us combatant command.