Best Defense

The only black female U-2 pilot ever

She's Air Force Lt. Col. Merryl Tendgesdal.

pilot

Here she is: Air Force Lt. Col. Merryl Tendgesdal.
(HT to PE)

Photo credit: U.S. Air Force

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1
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