Please indulge this proud mama–My daughter is Series Commanding Officer at Marine Corp Recruiting Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina.
Today was the FIRST graduation ceremony over which she presided as Commanding Officer—her two platoons of female recruits (and their male fellow recruits) became Marines.
About “Series Commander” : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Series_commander
She has responsibility and authority over approx 100 female marine recruits and their nine Drill Instructors. (There are two platoons of female recruits, six to eight platoons of men)