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Kate Tillotson

Kate Tillotson joined the Marine Corps in 2007 and served as Field Radio Operator with 8 th Communications Batallion in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. In 2009, she deployed to Iraq and was selected to serve in the Marine Corps Lioness program, counteracting insurgent’s use of women suicide bombers by providing searches of Iraqi women that were respectful to strongly held
cultural beliefs and traditions.