Call of Duty—AustinWoman

Call of Duty: Austin Woman Magazine — October 2016.

After going to war, Molly Mae Potter struggled to regain her life at home. Now she’s working to take care of her fellow female veterans.

When Molly Mae Potter was a first lieutenant in the United States Air Force, she caught the attention of Special Operations Command headquarters. She had just been granted the Company Grade Officer of the Year award for capably leading her entire unit of more than 1,000 officers—a recognition typically bestowed on officers with a higher rank and more experience.

The Special Operations unit was looking for engineering and acquisitions officers to support a small, special mission in Afghanistan and Iraq. Potter was the first female selected for this program, and, at the age of 25, one of the youngest. By the spring of 2010, she was deployed to Afghanistan.

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