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Old 04-03-2011, 16:35   #1
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All-female team launches historic mission over Afghanistan

All-female team launches historic mission over Afghanistan

http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123249387

Congrats to the ladies but Dudette 07??????

"03/31/2011 - BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- A team of female Airmen made history here March 30 when the F-15E Strike Eagles of "Dudette 07" blazed down the runway to provide close air support for coalition and Afghan ground forces.............."

Dudes and Dudettes - I know, I know but........
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Old 04-03-2011, 16:39   #2
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I hope word of this spreads over there. Wonder if they will riot.
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Old 04-03-2011, 17:06   #3
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I hope word of this spreads over there. Wonder if they will riot.
That's great,hope all those f**kers slit their wrists knowing they got their ass's kicked by lady flyers.............

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Old 04-03-2011, 18:22   #4
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Oh my.....

Qurans burned last week, ordinance and bullets dropped on them by women this week.... What is next??? A semi-truck full of pigs wrecks on the road and are set free due to the crash????
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Old 04-03-2011, 18:35   #5
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Oh my.....

Qurans burned last week, ordinance and bullets dropped on them by women this week.... What is next??? A semi-truck full of pigs wrecks on the road and are set free due to the crash????

It's great isn't it
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Old 04-03-2011, 19:08   #6
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It's great isn't it
I do not know if I would say that necessarily but it certainly will be interesting to see the psychological effect of this once it settles in.

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I hope word of this spreads over there. Wonder if they will riot.
There is a distinct possibility that this may push them over the edge.

Things like this normally happens in three's.......

So what could be next?
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There is a distinct possibility that this may push them over the edge.

Things like this normally happens in three's.......

So what could be next?

F##kers hit the camp i live on. I believe at least one of the enemy may have been shot by a female Soldier....
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Old 04-03-2011, 21:35   #8
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F##kers hit the camp i live on. I believe at least one of the enemy may have been shot by a female Soldier....
If she did then this might be one of the few times that "war porn" might be authorized. LOL

Waiting now for the film at 11:00.
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Old 04-04-2011, 12:51   #9
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The two-ship formation consisted of all females, two pilots and two weapons system officers, but more importantly, it marked the first combat mission flown from Bagram to be planned, maintained and flown entirely by females.

This mission represents the first combat sortie on record to involve only female Airmen from the pilots and weapons officers to the mission planners and maintainers, said Lt. Col. Kenneth Tilley, the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing historian.
I am not against it, my only question is .... why?

I doubt that the work schedule just happened to come out that way. so, if integration is such a big deal, everyone is equal, etc.

why go out of the way to prove that the femmes did it "all on their own"
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recruiting....politics....

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I am not against it, my only question is .... why?

I doubt that the work schedule just happened to come out that way. so, if integration is such a big deal, everyone is equal, etc.

why go out of the way to prove that the femmes did it "all on their own"
It may have just worked out that way...I had a redeployment on a C130 from S.A. once where the pilot, co-pilot, navigator, and crew chief were all female.
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I am not against it, my only question is .... why?

I doubt that the work schedule just happened to come out that way. so, if integration is such a big deal, everyone is equal, etc.

why go out of the way to prove that the femmes did it "all on their own"
From a little farther down in the article:

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While Dudette 07 was set up to as an all female mission in honor of Women's History Month, Major Mau said inspiration for today's Airmen aspiring to great heights can come from many different places.
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Old 04-04-2011, 16:46   #13
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Back in the early 80's my airline had an all woman DC10 crew go from Honolulu to Sydney..Made a big deal out of it..Never understood the need..didn't get my name in the paper when I finished my 10 checkout......2 years after the trip, the Capt. ran a 727 off the taxiway in Houston into the mud..got the nickname the "mudhen"..and so it goes...
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Old 04-04-2011, 17:59   #14
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Dudes and Dudettes - I know, I know but........
I'd have liked something a little more clever myself.

Go ahead...you know you want to.
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Old 04-04-2011, 19:05   #15
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Well I'm glad they decided to burn one of the best call-signs in theatre to write that article.
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