The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian award presented by the U.S. Congress. It is awarded to an individual or group for an outstanding deed or act of service to the security, prosperity, and national interest of the United States. This medal was presented to the Tuskegee Airmen, African […]
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The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. celebrated its grand opening late last month. This newest edition to the Smithsonian Institute’s network of museums has been in the works since 2003, when then President George W. Bush signed legislation creating this world-renown landmark, and putting […]
November 24, 1920 – March 30, 2009 Class 44-B-SE 2/8/1944 2nd Lt. 0821913 Waukesha, WI Unit: 301st Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group Pilot roster listing During high school, Alfred was an honor student and involved in the high school band. After graduating from Waukesha High School, he attended Carroll College. Gorham joined […]
September 27, 1919 – November 8, 2012 Class 42-F-SE 7/3/1942 2nd Lt. 0790454 Amory, MS Unit: 99th Pursuit Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group Pilot roster listing https://www.redtail.org/the-tuskegee-airmen/tuskegee-airmen-roster/ Academic administrator and Tuskegee Airman Herbert E. Carter was born on September 27, 1919 in Amory, Mississippi to parents Willie Ann Sykes […]
December 4, 1923 – Class 44-G-SE 8/4/1944 Flight Officer T64641 Unit 332nd Fighter Group Medals The Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, The Presidential Unit Citation, The European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign Ribbon, The American Campaign Ribbon, The World War II Victory Medal, Bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal Pilot roster listing […]