#GAReads | Navy to honor its 1st female jet pilot with historic all-female flyover during funeral
The Navy will conduct its first-ever, all-female flyover on Saturday to honor the the lifeand legacy of retired Navy Capt. Rosemary Bryant Mariner, the service's first female jet pilot.
Rosemary passed away at the age of 65 on Jan. 24, following a five-year battle with ovarian cancer. The Navy's tribute, referred to as the "missing man formation," will take place during her funeral service in Maynardville, Tennessee, according to Naval Forces Atlantic.