VIDEO: Navy to honor its 1st female jet pilot with HISTORIC flyover during funeral

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The Navy will conduct its first-ever, all-female flyover on Saturday to honor the the life and legacy of retiredNavy Capt. Rosemary Bryant Mariner, the service’s first female jet pilot.

Rosemary passed away at the age of 65 on Jan. 24, following a five-year battle with ovarian cancer. The Navy’s tribute, referred to as the “missing man formation,” will take place during her funeral service in Maynardville, Tennessee, according to Naval Forces Atlantic.

The report goes on to state:

The flyover, which will include female aviators from squadrons based at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia, will feature four F/A-18E/F “Super Hornets” flying in formation before one jet leaves the group and climbs vertically into the sky.

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