7/13/2011

Sylvia Dahmes Clayton, 91, recalls her historic enrollment in the Women's Air Service Pilots organization during World War II. She was one of 1,074 women from across the U.S. who completed training in the program. "I already was getting weary of being a medical technician, and that sounded like a great opportunity," said Clayton, who recently piloted a plane for the first time in six decades, accompanied by a flight instructor.

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