Friday, October 26, 2012

COL. JEANNIE FLYNN LEAVITT/ USAF: "MISSION ISPOSSIBLE" ... Hitting more than One Bird with One Stone & being Right on TARGET (VETERAN'S SPOTLIGHT PT. 27)


Col. Jeannie Flynn Leavitt

Part 27 of the "Veteran's Spotlight" series will be to highlight and honour USAF Wing Commander and Fighter Pilot combat veteran Col. Jeannie Flynn Leavitt, who also served in mission's over both Iraq and Afghanistan. She also has some Texas root's in this, being a graduate of University of Texas @ Austin with a bachelors degree in Aerospace Engineering, and earning her wings at Laughlin AFB in Del Rio.

Col. Leavitt though, really had to go that extra mile to achieve her simple dream as a kid of wanting to fly a fighter jet, being she was bucked for the most part unfortunately because of her gender, and the saturation of political correctness in our pop culture type society over it, and me having to raise daughter's instead of son's and a granddaughter now make's me a tad more focused on these thing's of course. Hell, she didnt want all the atencion and controversy ... the gal just wanted to fly is all ... and fortunately was able to utilize a couple open door's that were made to take action ... that action and hard work helped lead to opening the door for 700 other gal's to get to pursue their dream's and goal's as well who are like minded, so Col. Leavitt hit more than one bird with one stone as well, and been right on target, making her dream turned mission possible. Her natural leadership qualities as well, led to her now not just being a first as far her gender being a "wing commander", but lending her experience to 5000 other pilot's as well for combat training.

***** MILITARY HALL OF HONOR: Col Jeannie Marie Leavitt ... (biography)

***** ABC NEWS: Female Fighter Pilot Breaks Gender Barriers ... (newsread/ video)





Infidel753 said...

It would be cool if someday she fires the missile that takes out the Taliban who shot Malala Yousafzai -- ladies stick together!

Ranch Chimp said...

Thanx for your input here Infidel ....