First Female African American Flight Officer Gets Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

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t’s only fitting for the start of Military Appreciation Month that we highlight one of the trailblazers in the U.S. armed forces. The ClearanceJobs podcast was joined by Matice Wright-Springer, who in 1989, became the U.S. Navy's first African American female flight officer where she went on to serve on active duty for eight years. After transitioning out of the military, she worked in the private sector serving multiple contractors, serving as a White House Fellow, as principal director for the DoD, and now a vice president at ManTech, a $2.5 billion defense contractor that has been in business for over 50 years.

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