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  • Kansas City Airport renames terminal to honor Tuskegee Airman Brig Gen Charles McGee

    Pat Klein, Kansas City’s director of aviation, dedicated the general aviation terminal at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport to retired Brig. Gen. Charles E. McGee, an original Tuskegee Airman, June 29, 2021.
  • ‘They blazed the trail’

    The Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. and the 944th Fighter Wing virtually hosted their 8th Annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day Celebration in remembrance of the Tuskegee Airmen legacy, March 25.
  • 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.).
  • A Tale of the Red Tails

    Originally, part of the 332nd Fighter Group, the first all African American fighter group in the United States Army Air Corps, the legendary Tuskegee Airmen knew better than anyone the hard work and grit it took. The 301st and 302nd squadrons were activated in 1942 at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama but it was not until their arrival at Selfridge Field, Michigan the following year that they finally got a chance to show their talent.
  • 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 here celebrating the fourth annual Commemoration Day for the Tuskegee Airmen in Arizona.The ceremony took place at the Tuskegee Airman Memorial Park, where a static F-16 stands bearing the historic 302nd
  • Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen experience

    The Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., held a ceremony on Friday, November 11, Veterans Day, to honor over 15,000 men and women who were part of the Tuskegee experience.During the formal ceremony, ARAC unveiled a red tail granite paver, honoring Tuskegee Airmen World War II heroes at the Wesley Bolin Plaza, near the Arizona
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