Veterans Day: Celebrate Service – Lt. L. Jones

LT La’Shanda Jones has overcome personal obstacles to become the first female African-American Coast Guard helicopter pilot. Watch and Celebrate Service this Veterans Day.

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Lt. Jones is the first female African-American helicopter pilot in the Coast Guard. “It never crossed my mind to go aviation,” said Jones, “but after meeting Lt. Jeanine Menze (the first female African-American Coast Guard pilot) I knew I had to be a part of the aviation community.”

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