First Female General In ND Army National Guard Takes Official Command

North Dakota’s Army National Guard says their first female general has officially taken command of NATO forces overseas.

Bismarck native General Giselle “Gigi” Wilz has taken command of NATO Headquarters in Sarajevo.

She will command forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Wilz previously served overseas in the Middle East, Kosovo and Africa.

She comes from a family with a strong military background.

Her father and three of her five siblings have all served.