"I didn’t realize the importance of physical fitness for fighting G-LOC."
Although I had only been in the air for 20 minutes, I was exhausted from the amount of focus it took.
"It was a great year for the wing, the squadron and myself, but to me it’s more of a decade process."
A modern fighter pushes what the body and mind can handle to the limit.
"I never intended to be the first"
The US Navy's first Black female fighter pilot has earned her wings.
In one report, a pilot described a "metallic object," about the size of a suitcase, and silver in color.
Navy pilot Byron Fuller, who flew 110 combat missions, spent almost six years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam and retired as a rear admiral after 37 years...
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