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Check Six – 1973: Janet Cox & the 150 AC&WS

February 12, 2021

From the Garden Island website

In February 1973, Janet Sebastian Cox (1938-2009) of Hanapepe broke the male barrier of the Hawaii National Guard on Kauai — specifically the 150th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron — by becoming the first female accepted into the unit.

“I don’t know if the squadron was ready for me, but I know I was ready to see if I could compete in a man’s world of ACW operations,” she said at the time of her pioneering achievement.

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