An Arizona congresswoman is trying to get the Army to reverse a recent decision that prevents female pilots from World War II from being buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
The Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASP, were the first women to fly military aircraft. They fought for years to win status as war veterans. And they had rights to burial at Arlington, but the Army rescinded it last year.
Rep. Martha McSally and 94-year-old former WASP Nell Bright tell Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson what burial at Arlington means to them.
This segment aired on March 8, 2016.