" We're just now beginning to fully appreciate the vital role of women in the World War II effort, and the daring, gifted women of the WASP program were absolutely critical to the success of air warfare. I still marvel at their contributions."
Tom Brokaw, NBC Nightly News, author of The Greatest Generation
"The WASP service to our nation at a critical time in the history of the entire free world is not remarkable because they were women, but is remarkable in its own right. Their legacy to all military aviators, women and men alike is the knowledge that perseverance, commitment, and the desire to serve can overcome tremendous obstacles. I know I was able to be a woman fighter pilot…and a woman Thunderbird pilot because of the WASP.”
Lt. Col. Nicole Malachowski, USAF
"A non profit agency was established to raise money to get a sculptor to create a statue to commemorate the first place the WAFS took off in flight."