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First Female Presidential Helo Pilot Finishes Tour

First female presidential helo pilot finishes rotation, all-female crew takes Obama to Andrews

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON July 16, 2009 (AP)

(AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

Maj. Jennifer Grieves waits on the South Lawn of the White House for President Barack Obama to board Marine One, Thursday, July 16, 2009, on her last day in her rotation as pilot of Marine One. Grieves is the first female Marine One pilot, and the Marine One crew is made up entirely all women today in honor of her achievement. She was designated the helicopter aircraft commander of Marine One in May, 2008. (AP)

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