For the first time in US Army's history, 2 sisters have attained the rank of general.

11 days ago

Two sisters reached the rank of general for the first time in the American army's 244 years of history of the .

Major-General Maria Barrett and her younger sister, General Brig. Paula Lodi grew up in a military family. Their father, Ruston Lodi, served during the Second World War and received the Silver Star.

Both have an impressive resume: Major-General Barrett is the commander-in-chief of NETCOM, while Brig. General Lodi is the Chief of Staff of the Surgeon General's Office.

The Army thinks the two sisters are the first to have this distinction.