Luetkemeyer holds ceremony for female pilots
Monday, September 28, 2009 | 8:25 a.m. CDT;
updated 9:52 a.m. CDT, Monday, September 28, 2009
COLUMBIA — U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer is holding a ceremony to honor female military pilots.
Republican from St. Elizabeth is holding an event this morning to
recognize two of the 300 remaining survivors of the Women Airforce
Service Pilots. Those women flew planes from the factories to bases
where they would be deployed in the Pacific or the Atlantic.
Members of the unit were given the Congressional Gold Medal.
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