The Naval Air Training twitter account released news that the first known black female fighter pilot will receive her wings later this month. This is a historic moment in that this has never been done before. She is Lt. Jg. Madeline Swegle and she is from Virginia. Congratualtions!
BZ to Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle on completing the Tactical Air (Strike) aviator syllabus. Swegle is the @USNavy’s first known Black female TACAIR pilot and will receive her Wings of Gold later this month. HOOYAH! @FlyNavy @NASKPAO #ForgedByTheSea #CNATRA #CNATRAgrads pic.twitter.com/FKSlURWQhJ
— Naval Air Training (@CNATRA) July 9, 2020