OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM — (Clockwise from lower left) *1st Lt. Alison, Capts. Heather and Waynetta and, Senior Airman Lyndi, all from the 376th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, flew an all-female KC-135 Stratotanker air refueling mission over Afghanistan on Jan. 31. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Elizabeth Ortiz —see Famous Women in my site for the true factsd.
HUMOUR:While the C-5*(should be KC-135)—— was turning over its engines, a female crewman gave the G.Is on board the usual information regarding seat belts, emergency exists, etc.
Finally, she said, “Now sit back and enjoy your trip while your captain, Judith,* (incorrect name) and crew take you safely to Afghanistan
And old Master Sergeant sitting in the eight row thought to himself, “Did I hear her right? Is the captain a woman?”
When the attendant came by he said, “Did I understand you right? Is the captain a women?”
“Yes, “ said the attendant, “In fact, the entire crew is female.”
“My God,” he said, “I wish I had two double scotch and sdas. I don’t know what to think with only women up there in the cockpit.”
“That ‘s another thing, Sergeant, sad the crew member, “We no longer call it “The Cockpit,” ….It’s the Box Office.”