Arab Female Pilot Leads F-16 Squadron Against ISIS In Syria

This female pilot takes on ISIS. Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri, 35, from the United Arab Emirates, commands a squadron of F-16 jets.

ISIS terrorists must surely be surprised out of their wits if and when they realize there’s a badass female pilot blitzing all over Syrian cities Raqqa, Idlib and Allepo.

Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri, 35, from the United Arab Emirates, commands a squadron of F-16 jets and is up in arms against the notorious terrorist organization as part of the U.S. and allies’ airstrikes in Syria.

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The brave and accomplished lady, who holds an undergraduate degree in English literature, is the United Arab Emirates’ first female air force pilot.

"It was my aspiration,” she told a local news outlet. "Ever since I finished high school, I wanted to learn flying because it was something that I liked in the first place.”

So when it was announced that the Emirates’ military would accept female recruits, she rushed to join.

Al Mansouri said in an interview that she was never given special treatment during training because of her gender. “Everybody is required to have the same high level of combat competence,” she said.

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The Internet is hailing her as a heroine, as it rightly should:

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The United States, along with several Arab nations including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Bahrain and Qatar, began airstrikes against ISIS in Syria early this week.

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