Meet the first female Air Force fighter pilot that inspired 'Captain Marvel'

Brigadier General Jeannie Leavitt shares her experience working with "Captain Marvel" star Brie Larson to embody the role.
1:45 | 03/08/19

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Transcript for Meet the first female Air Force fighter pilot that inspired 'Captain Marvel'
And if you want to talk about a strong woman we now move to the first female fighter pilot that inspired the new captain marvel. She is bad debt general Jenny Leavitt. And and we were lucky enough to hear a little bit of her wisdom as well. The Daimler involved than at them outreach. Fears the Smithsonian air safety began in conjunction with State Street streaming captain marvel. When I joined R&B it was definitely more men and women and they were three women in my college and ask. The time that it really became very male dominated one thanks. If that they would likely find hiding them. Some LaFontaine but cents a had a policy that did not allow them decide whether. It wasn't until much later said that policy. When I graduated I can happen I have loved listening to but is that about my I'm pretty. That's a proxy effort I. More than a year ago when it's our company had about every fact the we could work with marble. He helped them in their character development forecast mom. We really appreciated the fact that they wanted to be accurate in their portrayal of the here. I think they did good. I find it very rewarding it by hand and I. Do follow their dreams to reassure them that they accomplished. More than they probably realize. If they did work hard. And I. Female heroes not for comparison but for inspiration. And Diane von Furstenberg saying of course the most important relationship you have when help yourself.

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