©Robb Scharetg - US NAVY campaign - Naval Aviator LT. (Ret) L. Hirschmann
Lt. Commander Loree Hirschmann was one of the first female Naval Aviators to fly in combat, piloting an S-3 Viking, a plane heavily utilized in the Gulf Wars of the 1990s. Lt. Hirschmann deployed with VS-29 (the Dragonfires) aboard the USS Abraham Lincon (CVN-72), and saw combat in the sky above Iraq. A graduate of Harvard Business School, she's now an established entrepenuer in Silicon Valley.