Jacqueline Cochran

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Jacqueline Cochran
BirthplaceMuscogee, Florida
aviator, test pilot, spokesperson, and businessperson

Cochran, Jacqueline

(1910–80) aviator; born in Pensacola, Fla. An orphan, her first career was as an owner of a profitable cosmetics company. Receiving her pilot's license in 1932, she was the first woman to fly in the Bendix transcontinental race three years later. She won the Bendix Trophy in 1938. The first woman to pilot a bomber across the Atlantic in World War II, she directed the Women's Air Force Service Pilots. In 1953 she became the first woman to fly faster than sound; in 1964 she flew faster than twice the speed of sound. At her death she held more flight records than any other pilot.
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In the 162-page book, Cochran compared homosexuality to bestiality and wrote that "[N]aked men refuse to give in, so they pursue sexual fulfillment through multiple partners, with the opposite sex, the same sex and sex outside of marriage and many other vile, vulgar and inappropriate ways which defile their body-temple and dishonor God.
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Cochran spent a year there as a volunteer for Care International before returning home to attend Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Henry Barbour, who ran a pro-Cochran Super PAC, said voters rewarded Cochran for showing that ''you still have to govern'' even as you ''defend your principles.
Seconds later, Cpl Webster and L/Cpl Cochran, who were at the rear of the patrol, were targeted by a sniper from the north-east.
Mr Cochran turned to his tearful mother and pinned the cross on her lapel before they hugged.
L/Cpl Cochran, of St Asaph, had only joined the Army in 2006 but was noted for his leadership qualities.
But Cochran was run to earth much closer to home, in Portmahomack, Easter Ross.
Cochran was arrested last month after an eight-year manhunt ended on the Portmahomack to Tain road in Ross-shire.
Though the police department had always been tasked with keeping the peace on campus, Cochran took on access control duties from the operations department several years ago.
Nate Cochran brings plenty of experience as the Pioneer's new running backs coach.