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U.S. Navy's first Black female fighter pilot gets her wings

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Lieutenant 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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AbieshanG13
Abieshan Ganeshamurthi 4
Congratulations!
watkinssusan
mary susan watkins 2
YOU GO GIRL!!!
tbpera
Tom Pera 4
anyone else getting tired of "first ......" ? happy for her.. wish her luck
billatq
William Reading 5
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."
tbpera
Tom Pera 3
yeah....good point
LethalThreat
LethalThreat 0
Who cares. Why does everything need to be about race, color, or gender? I’m sure she earned it and I wish her the best with her career. Thank you for your service Lieutenant.
airuphere
airuphere -2
Because for years it’s been about race, color and gender. Hard to see when you’re a white male. Speak I from experience.
airuphere
airuphere -3
*speaking from
LethalThreat
LethalThreat 1
I haven’t heard of any such thing. If you are smart and are the best candidate for the job, you get accepted. There should never be any freebies because you are a certain color or race. I have always had to earn my way into higher positions despite being white. Knock off the bullshit with this race nonsense.
zorychta
zorychta 0
And if it would have occurred 20 years earlier, you would have said the same thing; always moving the goal post.

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