Stars and Stripes stripes.com 24 Dec, 2020 23:30 am

First woman to command an aircraft carrier assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln

First woman to command an aircraft carrier assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln
Navy Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt, who was selected earlier in December to be the first woman to command a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, has been assigned command of the San Diego-based USS Abraham Lincoln, the Navy announced Wednesday.

NAVY SAN DIEGO (Tribune News Service) — Navy Capt.After leaving the Lincoln, Bauernschmidt served as the commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego, a command she left in October.©2020 The San Diego Union-Tribune.Amy Bauernschmidt, commander of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego, observes sea and anchor detail on the bridge of the ship in San Diego, March 2, 2020.

First woman to command an aircraft carrier assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln Capt.Amy Bauernschmidt will take command of the USS Abraham Lincoln this summer and is the first woman selected to command a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.

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