“I’m about 5 feet 3 inches,” Hodges says, “so, in my inauguration speech, I said: ‘Yes, the rumors are true. I’m short. I’m probably the shortest person ever to command Camp Lejeune.’
“I don’t want to command as a female commander. I just want to be the best commander of Camp Lejeune. That’s my only goal.”
-- Adapted from “Lessons We Have Learned,” Holly Peterson and Barbara Kantrowitz, Newsweek.