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Chatham's Boroff is the First Female to Lead an Army Artillery Platoon in a Combat Environment

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1st Lt. Austen Boroff, platoon leader, Battery C, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division poses near her battery’s guidon March 24 at Fort Campbell, Ky. Credits: 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson, U.S. Army
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Chatham High graduate Austen Boroff recently became the first female platoon leader to be put in charge of soldiers in a combat environment, according to an article published by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson of the U.S. Army.

She was chosen last fall to take over 1st platoon, Battery C, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), in Iraq.

To read the full article by Johnson on Austen Boroff CLICK HERE

 

 

 

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