Monday, Aug 26, 2019
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, 1616 Chappie James Ave, Tuskegee, AL 36083, USA
Tuskegee Airmen were more than the pilots and were more than men. Our speaker and honoree will explore the contributions of women to world history. Join us as we begin the countdown to 2020 and the 100th anniversary of the passage of women’s suffrage in the 19th Amendment.
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EGLIN AFB — When the new $427 million Pensacola Bay Bridge opens in 2021, it’s all but certain that it will carry the name of Air Force Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James, who grew up in Pensacola before embarking on his noteworthy military career, which included becoming the Air Force’s first African-American four-star general in 1975.
Also during his distinguished career, James was a flight instructor with the Tuskegee Airmen, the first black pilots in what was then the U.S. Army Air Forces. He earned three Distinguished Flying Crosses, one for actions during the Korean War and two more for actions during the Vietnam War. He flew 101 combat missions in Korea and 78 combat missions in Vietnam. Read complete article at NFYDailyNews.com
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