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VP-45 First All-female Flight
230921-N-BT681-1300.JPG Photo By: MC2 Jonathan D. Berlier

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - 230921-N-BT681-1300 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Sept. 21, 2023) Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 conducted its first all-female flight aboard a P-8A Poseidon aircraft out of Jacksonville, Florida, Sept. 21. A total of 12 aircrew consisting of eight officers and four enlisted Sailors participated in a training flight to train the future of naval aviation. An additional five female ground crew served various maintenance roles to ensure the aircraft met all requirements and was safe for flight. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan D. Berlier)


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