Madeline Swegle makes history as US Navy’s 1st Black female fighter pilot

The lieutenant, who is stationed at Naval Air Station Kingsville in Texas, will receive her “Wings of Gold” later this month
0:43 | 07/14/20

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Now something we've been looking forward to sharing with everybody historic moment for the navy lieutenant JG medalist Michael flying through the glass ceiling. To become the navy's first black woman fighter pilot. It's Michael stationed at naval air station king's bill in Texas will receive her wings of gold later. This month elusive wore in Billie Jean King among the many standing there. Congratulations on one the most memorable tweets came from navy rear admiral Paula Dunne who wrote. Very proud of lieutenant JG smuggle go forth and kick butt. I'm say she's doing just that yeah namely I think she already is. Flying right through that glass ceiling as you said rob all right thank you.

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