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February 16, 1994 | RAY DELGADO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Air Force Lt. Jeannie Flynn had never been one to buck the system. Even though she had graduated first in her pilot training class early last year, she knew the Air Force would turn down her request to fly its top fighter plane. Women were, after all, prohibited from serving in combat. When the expected denial came, Flynn quietly switched to Plan B and enrolled in a flight instructor course in California, hoping that some day the clouds would lift over her primary target.
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February 16, 1994 | RAY DELGADO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Air Force Lt. Jeannie Flynn had never been one to buck the system. Even though she had graduated first in her pilot training class early last year, she knew the Air Force would turn down her request to fly its top fighter plane. Women were, after all, prohibited from serving in combat. When the expected denial came, Flynn quietly switched to Plan B and enrolled in a flight instructor course in California, hoping that some day the clouds would lift over her primary target.
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April 29, 1993 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defense Secretary Les Aspin, taking what he called "historic steps" to integrate women more fully into the armed forces, Wednesday directed the military services to open ships and combat aircraft jobs to women and to explore new openings in a range of ground combat jobs from field artillery to combat-level military intelligence. Across the nation, military women cheered the decision and lined up to take their places on the front lines of the nation's defense forces.
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July 19, 2002
Here is the complete list of nominations for the 54th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, as announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. They cover programs aired between June 1, 2001, and May 31, 2002. About half of the academy's 11,000 members mailed in their Emmy ballots this year. Academy volunteers now will view tapes and choose the winners, to be announced at the awards show Sept. 22 at the Shrine Auditorium and broadcast on NBC.
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