First female secret service director appointed

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by Bethanni Williams

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 8:51 AM

(WHAS 11)--For the first time in history a woman has been appointed to head up the Secret Service.

President Barack Obama has named Julia Pierson the newest director of the Secret Service.

Pierson has 30years of experience in the Secret Service working on George H.W Bush's security detail during his presidency.

President Obama says Pierson exemplifies the spirit and dedication of the agency she does not have to be confirmed by the senate.

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