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Navy's Blue Angels aerial acrobatics team to feature first female pilot

Blue Angels set to headline Milwaukee Air and Water show this weekend
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Posted at 6:24 AM, Jul 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-19 10:18:25-04

MILWAUKEE — For the first time in its 76-year history, the Navy's Blue Angels aerial acrobatics team will feature a female fighter pilot.

Lt. Amanda Lee will join the team for the 2023 air show season.

According to NBC News, Lt. Lee is expected to report to the Blue Angels in the fall and will train with the squadron through the winter.

The Blue Angels are set to headline the Milwaukee Air and Water show this weekend.

Correction: She is not the first woman on the Blue Angels, but is the first on their aerial acrobatics team.

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