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No glass ceiling for Wisconsin Guard's first female helicopter pilot

Friday, March 27, 2015

As Women's History Month draws to a close, members of the Wisconsin National Guard heard from one of their own who made history in Army aviation.

Lt. Col. Tammy Gross, who plans to close out a 28-year military career in April, spoke about the opportunities available to her that were not available to pioneering women pilots such as those who served in the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) program during World War II. Despite being able to fly every aircraft in the Army Air Force, they were not considered part of the military.

"It never dawned on me that women could be discriminated from going into the service," Gross said. "I wasn't aware of any boundaries, because the women before me had obviously paved the way."

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