Brooke Shields Joins Cast Of Lifetime's Army Wives

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Brooke Shields attends the 2012 Skin Sense Award Gala at The Plaza Hotel, New York City, on October 9, 2012 -- Getty Images
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Brooke Shields attends the 2012 Skin Sense Award Gala at The Plaza Hotel, New York City, on October 9, …

Brooke Shields is heading to "Army Wives."

Lifetime announced Brooke will join the seventh season of the Lifetime drama, which premieres Sunday, March 10 at 9 PM ET/PT.

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The actress (who recently had a guest arc in "The Middle") will play Air Force Colonel Katherine "Kat" Young.

Brooke's character has been described by the network as, "a crack C-17 pilot who can hold her own in the boys club atmosphere of the military."

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She'll clash in her new assignment at Joint Base Marshall Bring with Army General Michael Holden (Brian McNamara).

Her character will also have a tragic past that will be revealed throughout the season.

Brooke's first episode should debut midway through the season, a rep for Lifetime told Access Hollywood on Friday.

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