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Women Airforce Service Pilots

Congress Backs Arlington Burial Honor For Female Pilots

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics

U.S. lawmakers cleared the way on Wednesday for female pilots from World War Two to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery, the vast military cemete...

Meet The Women Fighting The Islamic State

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
Dorian de Wind

The symbolism of a woman fighter pilot raining death on the Islamic terrorists is powerful and far-reaching.

Veterans Day: I Remember

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

Because of their war-incurred illnesses, injuries -- both physical and mental -- and many other consequences of our wars and conflicts, for many vet...

'Final Flights'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.12.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

When I wrote about two World War II heroes a couple of years ago, I mentioned that America was losing approximately 1,000 World War II Veterans each ...

Two Members of the 'Greatest Generation' Meet One Final Time

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.28.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

While Millie and John had been an ocean apart serving their country each in his and her own way, John felt a connection registering in his mind, tugging at his heart and rekindling his emotions.

The Final Flight of WASP Millie Dalrymple

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.19.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

The army would not even allow the U.S. flag to be put on fallen coffins of the WASP corps. Millie, however, said she harbors no ill will or bitterness towards the government and considered herself to be "one of the luckiest women in the United States to have had the opportunity."