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Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Pescador, officer in charge of training at Shindand Air Base, Afghanistan, congratulates nine Afghan Air Force students after passing the first milestone in their journey to becoming qualified pilots.  Through the training, future Afghan pilots get the language …
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A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Lt. Col. Nicole Malachowski has flown the F-15E as a member of five different fighter squadrons since 1999.  Here, she shares her experience as the first female Thunderbird pilot, serving as a White House …
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By Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Rojek, DMA From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – She may never have traveled aboard an actual space shuttle, but in the 1960s Nichelle Nichols inspired a generation by boldly going where no African American had …
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From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – Heritage and horizons are among Air Force hallmarks, and Brig. Gen. Stayce D. Harris, currently the Air Force’s highest ranking black female aviator, said she is proud to play a part in both. …
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From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – By the time Merryl Tengesdal graduated from the Navy’s flight aviation program in 1994, the early women aviation pioneers like Bessie Coleman, Janet Bragg, Willa Brown and Mae Jemison had pretty much broken …
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