Brigadier General Nazma Begum is the first woman to take charge of Health Care Management under the Bangladesh Army Medical Corps on Thursday and has a track record of similar historical achievements.
Brig Gen Nazma was the first female field ambulance commander in the history of Bangladesh army, said a release of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
She was the first female contingent commander in the history of United Nations. She is the only female in the world who commanded a level-2 hospital twice and the only female in the country’s history who was the country senior twice in the mission areas.
She was the first woman officer of Bangladesh Air force who commanded the medical squadron twice (base Zohur and base Bashar).
Brigadier Gneral Nazma Begum was awarded with Force Commander’s commendation, commendation from special representative of the Secretary General, Commendation from the Army Chief of Central Africa, commendation from the Defence Minister of Central Africa among other during her service as blue beret.