2nd Lt. Niloofar Rhmani is the first female pilot to be trained in Afghanistan in 30 years. She earned her wings this week at a graduation ceremony at Shindand Air Base, and will go on to fly Cessna 208s. (Credit: Kristina Wong/The Washington Times)

2nd Lt. Niloofar Rhmani is the first female pilot to be trained in Afghanistan in 30 years. She earned her wings this week at a graduation ceremony at Shindand Air Base, and will go on to fly Cessna 208s. (Credit: Kristina Wong/The Washington Times)