- African-origin pilot will receive Wings of Gold badge on 31 July
- Only 765 women pilots in Navy, 7% lower in all ranks
Jul 13, 2020, 04:36 pm is
Washington. In the United States, African-origin Lieutenant Madeline Sweagle has made history by becoming the first black female pilot in the US Navy amid the debate over white and black for the last few days.
A tweet made by the Naval Air Training Command on behalf of the US Navy gives information about this achievement of Madeline.
It has been written that after completing training became the first black female pilot to fly Tactical Aircraft (TakeAir). Earlier on Thursday, the American Navy also had a tweet about it. The Naval Air Training Command stated in its tweet that Flying Officer Madeline has acquired Wings of Gold. She is the first black woman to receive this honor in US Navy Airwing. He will be given this badge at a ceremony on 31 July.
Degree from US Naval Academy in 2017
Madeline, a resident of Burke, Virginia, graduated in 2017 from the US Naval Academy. According to officials, he has been given responsibility for Redhawks Training Squadron 21 in Kingsville. Last month, the US Navy indicated that it wanted to address issues of apartheid and racism. So that people belonging to these communities have difficulties in working, they get equal opportunities in the Navy.
Only 765 women pilots in Navy, 7% lower in all ranks
In 1974 Rosemary Mariner became the first woman to fly a tactical Pfizer jet. Now, after 46 years, Swigal has written a new history. According to military.com, black pilots are rare in fighter units. According to the Pensacola News Journal, the Navy had 765 female pilots as of 2018, 7% lower than all pilots of the rank.