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Lt. Kelly Flinn, 1997 News

first female bomber pilot, was allowed to resign from the Air Force rather than face court martial on charges of disobeying orders, fraternizing with an enlisted officer, and adultery. The charges were criticized by many civilians as unfairly targeting women, while military personnel criticized the Air Force's leniency in allowing her an uncharacterized (i.e., neither honorable nor dishonorable) discharge.


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