An unexpected response from a retired operator – gender diversity and what looks like- an interview with Lt Col (ret) Joe Barnard.
Stuck inside on COVID19 quarantine? Scared you might be a carrier and don’t know it yet? Well, pop two Airbornes, wash your hands and sit down to read about one of the world’s most interesting people – Aloha Wanderwell. Aloha Wanderwell was born in Canada as Idris Galcia Hall in Oct 1906 to two BritishContinue reading “Could this be the person who inspired Indiana Jones? Hint: it’s not who you expect”
This isn’t going to be a piece tearing down a beautiful, successful and smart woman – not even close. Taylor Swift is an luminious genius, and an outright superstar. I love her music, I enjoy how brazen, powerful and autobiographical she can be while creating beats and melodies that energize us to dance. She can speak toContinue reading “Girls, Don’t Listen To Taylor Swift”
Did you know the WASPs are having a reunion? It is one of the only opportunities that 4 of the original 1830 WASPs will be available for interviews. We at Milieux are obsessed with the W.A.S.P.s, the W.A.V.E.S. and the W.A.C.. The history of aviation is full of amazing stories of bravery and accomplishment. ButContinue reading “WASP Homecoming 25 May 2019”
The Air Force Times reports on April 2, 2019 “Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, and Doug Jones, D-Alabama, this week introduced the Ceiling and Visibility Unlimited Act, which aims to make it easier for all branches of the military to create scholarships for JROTC members to get their private pilot’s licenses.” “Ceiling and Visibility unlimited” or “CAVU”Continue reading “Congress Funds Aviation Scholarships for Youth”
Last month, Denise Mueller-Korenek, a 45-year-old American woman and mother of 3, rode a bicycle across the Utah desert at 183.9 mph. And I thought flying that fast was pretty cool… I don’t know why this didn’t make bigger news – must have taken a lot of heart. Way to go Denise! #dreambig #bikelikecrazy #womeninhistory
This summer, the Milieux Project raised money to fund a scholarship worth $950 to a girl who wanted to attend Preflight Aviation Camp in San Marcos, TX. Applications end 31 May 2018 if you know someone who is interested. We are so excited to help with this endeavor! We have included a great video atContinue reading “Send a girl to Preflight Camp this summer!”
In part of a new effort to recognize significant achievements of women, Madrid is naming streets after Spanish women in history whose achievements may have been over looked or undervalued (Awesome!). Today they recognized Ms. Robles for her work in creating the first electronic encyclopedia, a precursor to the modern ebook. Read more about itContinue reading “Spain recognizes inventor of the e-book, Angela Ruiz Robles”