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A squadron of American female Airman, called the Strike Eagles of ‘Dudette 07’, made history last week when they launched an air mission over Afghanistan.
The two F-15E jets roared off from Bagram on Wednesday, just west of the Pakistan border, and offered close air support for coalition and Afghan forces.
The quod, made up of two pilots and two weapons system officers, became part of the first mission in U.S. Air Force history to be planned, maintained and flown by women.