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U.S. Navy's first Black female fighter pilot gets her wingsLieutenant Madeline Swegle, who made history as the U.S. Navy's first Black female tactical fighter pilot, received her Wings of Gold on Friday. (www.cbsnews.com) More...
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I look forward to a day when neither the colour of a person's skin nor their gender evokes any comment. In the meantime, congratulation on achieving something most of us can't even dream of achieving.
Not much aviation discussed here. As ex Air Force Lt from the 60s I can remember almost no black officers much less female pilots much less black female officer pilots. Congratulations to her and let’s get on with keeping our military strong.
anyone else getting tired of "first ......" ? happy for her.. wish her luck
I am, but only because this took a ridiculously long time. Like seriously, it's 2020, this shouldn't be news because it should have happened in the past. As she put it from the article: "I never intended to be the first."
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That’s not a good point. There haven’t been any laws prohibiting blacks or women from becoming fighter pilots, so why this fuss? Furthermore, America is a white country and yes, there eill be more whites anywhere, just like in African countires there are more blacks than whites everywhere.