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During WWII, more than 1,000 women left homes and jobs and became the first females to fly for the U.S. military.
Love began flying as a teenager and would go on to become the director of the Women's Auxiliary Ferry Squadron at the age of 28.
In 1977, both the House and the Senate voted to grant the WASPs military status and to make the women pilots eligible for veterans benefits.