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The first 10 women to earn their silver wings pose for a photo at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Sept. 2, 1977. In 1975, Air Force Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David C. Jones, announced the launch of a test program that would enable women to enter pilot training and staff a now all-volunteer force after the abolishment of the military draft following the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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