Air Force welcomes first enlisted female pilot in history

She is one of dozen airmen selected for enlisted pilot initial class

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SAN ANTONIO - The Air Force has officially welcomed its first enlisted female pilot in history.

Technical Sgt. Courtney graduated from undergraduate remotely piloted aircraft training at Randolph Air Force Base on Friday afternoon.

She is one of a dozen airmen selected for the enlisted pilot initial class, and the only woman. She said she is very proud, humbled and excited to continue forward.

"Being a pilot isn't about what gender we are, what rank we are, so I'm excited to join the pilot aviation community and be the best pilot I can be regardless of any titles that someone wants to give me," Courtney said.

Courtney will continue training at Beale Air Force Base in California.

 

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