04 March 2015
she is the only black lady to ever hold her specialized position.
In 2004 she was cross-commissioned into the USAF, a fairly rare occurrence in itself, and joined the elite U-2 Dragon Lady spy plane program. Within a year she had passed the incredibly challenging U-2 conversion syllabus and was soon flying combat missions around the globe. She has since gone on to get her Masters Degree in aeronautical science, she became the commander of the U-2 test detachment at Plant 42, served at NORAD, is now the 9th Reconnaissance Wing Inspector General and was recently selected for promotion to the rank of full Colonel. (via)
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