• In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016, photo, Capt. Valerie Vanderostyne, left, and Capt. Shanon Davis, both with the South Dakota Air National Guard, chat alongside an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Joe Foss Field in Sioux Falls, S.D. The two are part of a select group of five women from around the country who can pilot F-16 fighter jets. Vanderostyne and Davis are the first two female fighter pilots that have been with the South Dakota Air National Guard in its 70-year history. (AP Photo/Regina Garcia Cano)

    2 of 5 Air National Guard female fighter pilots based in SD

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — They’re two of just five women in the U.S. who can operate F-16 Fighting Falcon jets for the Air National Guard, but their gender is the last thing the millennial pilots based in South Dakota dwell on.