Brooke Shields Joins Cast Of Lifetime's Army Wives

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

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.

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.”

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.

-- Jolie Lash

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