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Female Marine makes history in corrections MOS
200210-M-IU565-1014.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Angela Wilcox

Mar 4, 2020
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Hector Ortiz, the sergeant major of Security and Emergency Services Battalion, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, reads a promotion warrant to Chief Warrant Officer 4 Karen Dymora, the commanding officer of the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Brig, prior to her being promoted on Camp Pendleton, California, Feb. 10, 2020. Dymora made history by becoming the first female commanding officer of the Camp Pendleton Brig. Her new rank insignia was pinned on her uniform by her mentor and friend of nearly 23 years, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Denise Barnes, the only other female chief warrant officer four in the corrections military occupational specialty. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Angela E. Wilcox)


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