The Real Life Captain Marvel’s of The Grit Project

Shannon H. Polson
2 min readMar 18, 2019

They’re bold, they’re bad and they paved the way for you and your daughters.

Captain Katie Higgins, first woman to fly with the Blue Angels. Major General Dawn Dunlop, test pilot in everything in the Air Force inventory. Lieutenant Colonel Tammy Barlette, early A-10 pilot and Fighter Weapons School grad. Lieutenant Colonel Amy McGrath, first woman to fly the F/A-18 in combat…