GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (KABC) -- A Garden Grove native has been appointed as president of the U.S. Naval War College.
Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield is the first woman to ever fill the role.
The 53-year-old, who started her career as a helicopter pilot, currently heads a military command in Guam.
She's replacing Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley, who's being investigated for excessive spending and abusing his hiring authority.
Garden Grove native becomes 1st female president of U.S. Naval War College