Special Report

45 Women Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

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Kara Spears Hultgreen (1965-1994)
> Known as: First female carrier-based fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy

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Katherine Tupper Brown Marshall (1882-1978)
> Known as: Husband of General George C. Marshall, U.S. Army; author of “Together: Annals of an Army Wife” (1946)

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Marcelite Jordan Harris (1943-2018)
> Known as: First female African-American general officer in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1997 as major general and the highest ranking female Air Force officer

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Marguerite Higgins (1920-1966)
> Known as: Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent; interred with her husband, Lt. Gen. William Evens Hall, U.S. Air Force.

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Marie Teresa Ríos (1917-1999)
> Known as: Driver of U.S. Army trucks and Civil Air Patrol pilot during WWII; author of “The Fifteenth Pelican,” basis for TV sitcom “The Flying Nun”

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