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Lt. General Flora Darpino Gives Presentation

Army's First Female Top Lawyer Speaks to Law Students

On Wednesday, April 16, Lieutenant General Flora Darpino provided a special presentation at Pepperdine University School of Law. 

Lieutenant General Flora Darpino, The Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, joined the Army after law school with no prior military experience, and went on to become a three-star general, the Army's top lawyer, and the first woman to serve in her position. Lt. Gen. Darpino talked about the diverse role of military lawyers, from advising commanders in combat zones to battling sexual assault in the courtroom.  The General also talked about her fascinating career and gave advice to students interested in JAG or government service.