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July 19th, 2009
04:05 PM ET

Marine One's history-making pilot

This week the crew of President Obama's chopper made history with flight celebrating the shattering of the glass rotors.

Watch Kyra Phillips' interview with Major Jennifer Grieves-the first woman to pilot Marine One.

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  1. suhail khan

    First of all 2 all u men PLEASE women r equally strong if not physically mentally.Now saying that twice in aviation history please do not quote me co pilot was a female or vice versa B747 lost all four engine due 2 v/olcanic ash at 34000 feet and were successfully ignited /relite at close 2 eight thousand feet so the crew kept their CONGRATULATIONS 2 FEMALE MARINE PILOTS manning marine 1. I can assure u they can and r capable 2 carry out the task as good as anybody ex airline pilot

    July 19, 2009 at 4:19 pm |
  2. abby

    As the daughter of a career Army man and the wife of a retired Army man I've been around the military all my life, and I was really impressed with Maj. Grieves! Quite an accomplishment!

    Thank you and God bless you for your service to our country!

    Semper Fi!

    July 19, 2009 at 4:59 pm |
  3. Mrs. Eileen Curras widow to Hernandez (WWII)

    How different where the Presidents she worked for?

    July 19, 2009 at 10:07 pm |
  4. Fred

    Amazing!! What a wonderful inspiration for girls ( & boys ) all arond the world!!!

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