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Japan appoints its first female warship commander

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 - 01:15

Japan’s navy on Tuesday appointed the first woman to command a warship squadron, including the flagship Izumo helicopter carrier, as it tries to lure more females to make up for a dearth of male recruits in graying Japan.

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Japan’s navy on Tuesday appointed the first woman to command a warship squadron, including the flagship Izumo helicopter carrier, as it tries to lure more females to make up for a dearth of male recruits in graying Japan.

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Japan appoints its first female warship commander

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 - 01:15