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Navy Grants Flight Status Medical Waiver to First Transgender Naval Aviator

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NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – In a significant step toward inclusivity and diversity, the Bureau of Navy Personnel (BUPERS) has granted a flight status medical waiver to Cmdr. Emily “Hawking” Shilling, making her the Navy’s first transgender Naval Aviator to be cleared for flying duty post-transition. This landmark decision marks a progressive move by the Navy and highlights its commitment to fostering an inclusive environment.

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