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Nella starts her engine

Nella start up engine It’s a great day after many long months of overhaul, but “Nella” is starting her engine again. if all goes well, you may see her doing a Flyover as part of the CAF Tribute Event on July 4th.

“Nella” starts her Engine

It’s a great day after many long months of overhaul, but “Nella” is starting her engine again. if all goes well, you may see her doing a Flyover as part of the CAF Tribute Event on July 4th. “Nella” starts her Engine

Shirley C. Kruse

Shirley C. Kruse

Shirley C. Kruse Class 44-W-6   “My time spent as a WASP was a never to be forgotten adventure, a great preparation for the wonderful experience of all that my life was to become.” – Shirley C. Kruse   Shirley Kruse’s passion and interest in aviation began as a child. […]

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Mary “Marty” Wyall

Mary “Marty” Wyall

Mary “Marty” Wyall Class 44-W-10    “We didn’t care so much about the pay or the recognition, We just wanted to help our country win the war.” – Marty Wyall   By her own recollection, being a WASP was the best thing that happened to Marty Wyall. Wyall graduated from […]

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Florence G. “Shutsy” Reynolds

Florence G. “Shutsy” Reynolds

Florence G. “Shutsy” Reynolds Class 44-W-5   Reynolds, though she does not fly anymore, is often awakened by dreams where she is back in the sky, at the controls of a military airplane, remembering the WASP motto, “We live in the wind and sand and our eyes are on the […]

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Dawn Seymour

Dawn Seymour

Dawn Seymour Class 43-W-5   “I wanted to serve my country in a very active way.”- Dawn Seymour   Dawn Seymour graduated Cornell University in the Class of 1939. She was 22 years old, and while she had not had tremendous exposure to flying, she had a favorite tree to […]

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The Passing of a Legend: Dawn Seymour

The Passing of a Legend: Dawn Seymour

The Passing of a Legend Last week we said goodbye to Dawn Seymour, who passed peacefully in her home overlooking Canandaigua Lake. Seymour, a native of Rochester, New York was 100 years old, and was one of just a handful of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) who were trained to […]

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WASP Homecoming at Avenger Field

WASP Homecoming at Avenger Field

Memorial Day weekend is traditionally a time to honor those who gave their lives in service to their country, and is a special time for all Americans. For those fortunate enough to be associated with the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) the Memorial Day weekend marks another important occurrence on […]

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CAF Capital Wing Performs Flyover in Honor of WASP Elaine Harmon

CAF Capital Wing Performs Flyover in Honor of WASP Elaine Harmon

On Sept.7, 2016, four members of the CAF Capital Wing participated in a vintage WWII-era aircraft flyover during the inurnment ceremony for Women Air Force Service Pilot (WASP) Second Lieutenant Elaine D. Harmon at Arlington National Cemetery. The flyover took place at approximately 10:05 a.m. over Arlington. Harmon requested that […]

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