Higher, further, faster: ‘Captain Marvel’ embodies the warrior ethos

Less than one percent of the American population will know what it’s like to serve in the Air Force. However, major motion pictures give the global audience a glimpse into the service’s history of breaking barriers and a taste of its fighting spirit.

Actor Samuel L. Jackson poses with Gen. Jeannie Leavitt after receiving a challenge coin from her during a media event for "Captain Marvel" at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 20, 2019. Leavitt, the first Air Force female fighter pilot, was a consultant on the movie, and Jackson reprised his Nick Fury role. (DoD photo by Shannon Collins)

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