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U.S. Marine Corps Captain Makes History by Becoming First Female F-35B Jet Pilot

September 6, 2019

September 5, 2019: Almost 25 years after having their first female aviator, the Marines have their first female F-35B jet pilot.

Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, from Boise, Idaho, has become the first female F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter jet pilot.

Satz attributes her success to diligence and hard work. “I truly believe that showing up prepared and working diligently are two major keys to success.”

Satz trained with the Marine Corps as a naval aviator for the past four years and recently became the first woman to complete the F-35B Basic Course, where she was then qualified to be an F-35B jet pilot.

Read more: Marine Corps Captain Makes History by Becoming First Female F-35B Jet Pilot (https://nationalpost.com)

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