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First Air Force aviator bids final goodbye to pioneering WASP

Maj. Lori Rasmussen, an RC-135 pilot assigned to 1st Air Force, stands with Violet Cowden, a pilot with the Women Airforce Service Pilots – or WASPs, before an event at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. The women became friends nearly two years ago when Major Rasmussen was assigned to a team devoted to honoring heroes who demonstrated excellence in air power. The major spoke at Ms. Cowden’s memorial service in Chino, Calif., May 21. (Courtesy photo)

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