Navy pays tribute to Mariner

Published 2:40 pm Monday, February 4, 2019

Ray Welch | Daily News

A group of jets scream through the air in Maynardville, Tennessee on Saturday in honor of Captain Rosemary Mariner, who served as the Navy’s first female jet pilot. She died last month after battling cancer for five years. To honor her legacy, the Navy conducted the first ever all-female flyover that stretched from Andersonville to Alcoa. She was laid to rest with full military honors.

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