Huntsville Woman First Black Female Pilot in AL National Guard


Kayla Freeman from Huntsville has made history as the first black female pilot in the state’s National Guard. Second Lieutenant Freeman graduated from Tuskegee University in 2016. She then went on to graduate from Fort Rucker’s Army Aviation School.

Second Lieutenant Freeman is currently at Fort Hood in Texas, where she is preparing to deploy to the Middle East as a platoon leader in the Alabama National Guard's 1-169th Aviation Battalion.

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