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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Irishhaf
She's currently staying in the US. She was scheduled to leave today, bit her attorney has gotten her an extension on remaining in the US for now. But knowing state, I wouldn't be surprised if you're right.
First Afghan Woman Pilot Flies with Blue Angels
By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer Lebron, Navy Blue Angels Public Affairs - March 16, 2015
Rahmani was recruited to join the Afghan Air Force in 2010 at the age of 18. She graduated from flight school and completed her first solo flight in 2012. Rahmani also attended advanced flight school and qualified to fly the C-208, a military cargo aircraft. She said she hopes to fly the C-130 in the future.
Rahmani's road to success has been challenging and dangerous, she said.
"It was not easy finishing flight school, it was very hard, but someone had to accept the risk so that other women can do what they dream," Rahmani explained.
She and her family received death threats from the Taliban because of her career choice, but she says it's her responsibility to be an example for young girls coming up behind her.