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First Top Military Award For Female RAF Pilot

Fri Mar 07, 2008 7:34 pm

The increased integration of women into the armed forces, (where the UK was some way behind the US to be honest), has made this significant award for combat operations inevitable.
But still, it's an important milestone and very well deserved, better yet, it was not posthumous, as some of the large number of awards made today sadly were;
http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/De...irstWomanToReceiveRafTopHonour.htm
 
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RE: First Top Military Award For Female RAF Pilot

Sat Mar 08, 2008 10:37 pm

Well worth reading. ...Sounds like she is a very fine aviator.

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