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Capt Baugh, Director of Flying Training, Tuskegee Army Air Field 1945

Howard L. Baugh

Class 42J-SE 11/10/1942 2nd Lt. 0793705 Petersburg, VA Like many children who grew up during the post-World War I golden age of aviation, young Howard Baugh dreamed of earning his wings and a seat in the cockpit. But a country mired by systemic racism severely restricted the opportunities for Baugh, […]

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An update on CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP

An update on CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP

From our friends at CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP! It’s time for a CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP update!! The CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP team has been working hard to support our passion to honor the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP) and share their stories of triumph over adversity…. to RISE […]

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Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen: Joe Gomer

Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen: Joe Gomer

Tuskegee Airman pilot Joe Gomer was born on June 20, 1920 in Iowa Falls, Iowa. The Gomer family was one of only two African American families in their small town. Growing up, he was fascinated by model airplanes and dreamed of becoming a pilot. He worked in his father’s janitorial […]

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