Maj. Gen. Beth Austin, left, was promoted from brigadier general Oct. 24 at the North Carolina National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh. She is the first female major general in the N.C. National Guard. She is pictured with daughter, Army Capt. Julie Austin, and her husband, retired Col. Mike Austin.
Maj. Gen. Beth Austin, left, was promoted from brigadier general Oct. 24 at the North Carolina National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh. She is the first female major general in the N.C. National Guard. She is pictured with daughter, Army Capt. Julie Austin, and her husband, retired Col. Mike Austin. wdoran@newsobserver.com
Maj. Gen. Beth Austin, left, was promoted from brigadier general Oct. 24 at the North Carolina National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh. She is the first female major general in the N.C. National Guard. She is pictured with daughter, Army Capt. Julie Austin, and her husband, retired Col. Mike Austin. wdoran@newsobserver.com