First female army officer to attend US army staff college

A female officer of Bangladesh army is going to attend the United States Army’s Command and General Staff College course.

The first ever female officer who will join US army staff college course, is– Major Sanjida Hossain,

In a Facebook post on Friday, the US Embassy in Dhaka congratulated Major Sanjida for her achievement.

According to the post, this one-year course at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas prepares promising officers for leadership responsibilities in a strategic security environment during wartime and peacetime.

Major Sanjida will be joined by her husband and daughter in Kansas.