She was the first female officer in the history of the united states armed forces to command a major unified combatant command. Robinson is the former commander of norad and northcom.
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Lori j robinson husband. General ret lori j. Throughout her career lori j. To the left is her husband david robinson a retired major general.
General robinson served in the air force until her retirement in july 2018 following a 36 year military career including commander of north american aerospace defense command norad and u s. To date robinson is the first and only woman to achieve a four star general ranking. Robinson who retired from the u s.
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. Lori jean robinson born c. 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 serves as independent director of the company. 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. 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.
Robinson is a united states air force lieutenant general who currently serves as the vice commander air combat command langley air force base va. Air force in 2018 and now serves on corporate boards and think tanks invited brutally honest feedback. Learn more about robinson s life and career.
Everybody wants to tell. 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. For general robinson and her husband it made the most sense for her husband to leave his service after 17 years to join the reserves and the private sector.
Lori robinson departs the ceremony at which she became commander of u s. Robinson was born in woonsocket rhode island and raised in fairfield connecticut he is a 1976 honor graduate of the united states air force academy a career fighter and instructor pilot he flew combat support missions in the kc 135r during operation deny flight robinson has served as a squadron operations officer squadron commander and wing vice commander.