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Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen: Charles Dorkins

Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen: Charles Dorkins

Photographer, cinematographer and author Charles Dorkins was born December 16, 1922 in Baltimore, MD to Christopher and Athie Dorkins. He graduated from Tuskegee Army Air Field on March 11, 1945 part of class TE-45-A, trained to fly twin engine B-25 bombers as part of the 477th Bombardment Group. The bomber pilots […]

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Support the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

As one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, Colonel Charles McGee knew what it meant to face overwhelming odds. He and his fellow Tuskegee Airmen are credited with some 15,500 combat sorties. They earned a reputation for excellence as escort pilots, because of their unwavering commitment to staying with the bombers they […]

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