Tag Archives: Tuskegee Airmen

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.
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The legendary Red Tails; They’ve fought in WWII, Operation Desert Storm, and now they fly over Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom.
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From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – One of the original Tuskegee Airmen went on to become the first African-American to attain the rank of four-star general in the U.S. Air Force. Born in Pensacola, Fla., in 1920, the youngest …
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From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – A man who was shunned because of his race during his four years at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., back in the early 1930s would go on to become the …
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From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – Inspired by the achievements of Bessie Coleman during the early days of aviation, Willa Brown would go on to have an impact on African-American involvement that would lead to the creation of the …
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