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  • Duncan Field, Kelly’s ties to Tuskegee Airmen’s 49+1

    When most people think of the Tuskegee Airmen, they remember the pilots and the P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft with the red tails they flew. However, many people were not aware of the Tuskegee Airmen’s civilian force, who worked in the background and contributed to the now-famous Red Tails’

  • Luke commemorates Tuskegee Airman with flyover

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 944th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, executed an F-35 Lightning II Missing Man formation flyover October 2, 2020. The mission over the Arizona State Capitol paid tribute to the late Maj. George Washington Biggs, U.S. Air Force (Ret.).

  • History, heritage honored

    “History makes us smart and heritage makes us proud,” said Dave Toliver, Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter past president, Mar. 23 during a ceremony celebrating the fourth annual Commemoration Day for the Tuskegee Airmen in Arizona.The ceremony took place at the Tuskegee Airman Memorial Park, where a

  • Luke hosts Tuskegee 75th Anniversary

    A ceremony honoring 75 years of the Tuskegee Airmen experience and the great heritage of the “Red Tail” warriors from the 302nd Fighter Squadron took place during the Third Annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day here March 24.Held at the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Air Park, the ceremony highlighted

  • 315 AW’s first Tuskegee Airmen Career Day inspires local teens

    The 315th Airlift Wing held its first Tuskegee Airmen Career Day drawing over 130 local teenage boys to Joint Base Charleston, S.C. to learn about careers in aviation Feb. 24, 2016.The event also celebrated the story of the first black pilots in the American military – the Tuskegee Airmen.“What