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Kiowa Pilot Becomes First Active-Duty Soldier to Earn Extremely Rare Astronaut Device

November 28, 2020
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This month, Lt. Col. Anne McClain became the first active-duty soldier in Army history to earn the rare astronaut uniform device.

Gen. James H. Dickinson, commander of U.S. Space Command, presented the Army OH-58D Kiowa Warrior pilot and combat veteran with the device during a November 10 ceremony at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, according to a U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command news release. The device is considered the rarest qualification device any soldier can receive.

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