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The many faces of Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter may be one the biggest female cultural icons of the 20th century, and still today. Hearing the name easily conjures up the image of a hardworking woman, with her hair tied up in a red scarf, pitching in to do her part in the factories and shipyards […]

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Remembering D-Day: June 6, 1944

Last month the CAF Red Tail Squadron participated in the Arsenal of Democracy flyover in Washington, DC, marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe, known as V-E Day, May 7, 1945. Less than one year before that date, waves of troops were storming the […]

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A walk through Tuskegee’s Moton Field

This week we feature a guest post from CAF Red Tail Squadron volunteer Ken Mist. He recently embarked on a cross-country journey to meet up with the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit in Florida. He shares with us his perspective from his visit to the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site at Moton […]

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Dr. William B. Morgan

Class 45-F-SE 9/8/1945 Flt. Officer T70422 Yukon, PA Dr. William Morgan, originally from rural Pennsylvania, was a Tuskegee Airman and pilot who learned about the Tuskegee Institute’s aviation program for black men from an article in a newspaper. He volunteered for service to our country in 1943, making it into the […]

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