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Officer Becomes U.S. Navy's First Black Female Tactical Jet Pilot

11 monthes ago   |   By Time

A U.S. Naval officer made history last week as the military branch's first known Black female tactical jet pilot.
Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle made a final flight on a T-45C Goshawk training aircraft to complete her undergraduate Tactical Air pilot training syllabus on Tuesday, the Navy said. Swegle, who is assigned to the Redhawks of Training Squadron 21 at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, is set to receive her Wings of Gold in a ceremony on July 31.
“Swegle is the USNavy 's first known Black female TACAIR pilot and will receive her Wings of Gold later this month. HOOYAH!” the Chief of...
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US Navy welcomes first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot

US Navy welcomes first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot

11 monthes ago   |   By The Morning Call

Student U.S. Naval aviator Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle, assigned to the Redhawks of Training Squadron 21 at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, is the Navy's first Black female strike aviator and will receive her Wings of Gold during a ceremony on July 31.
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US Navy welcomes 1st Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot

11 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle had completed naval flight school and will later receive the flight officer insignia known as the "Wings of Gold."
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