James Sheppard

In recent months we explored the importance of the Tuskegee Airmen support personnel in our blog, and even took a closer look at women in these roles. For every mission, many important players came together to create success through maintenance, training, flight skill and countless other crucial pieces of the […]

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Putting the veteran back in Veterans Day

According to the US Department of Veteran Affairs, there are approximately 23 million veterans in our country. A 2012 Gallup pole estimates roughly 13% of U.S. adults are veterans, including 24% of men and 2% of women. That is a staggering number. It’s a fair venture to say that there […]

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Callie O. Gentry

A woman’s perspective of serving with the Tuskegee Airmen support personnel “Whatever you’ve read about segregation, it was that and then some.” ~ Mrs. Callie O. Gentry, stenographer of the Tuskegee Airmen Over 10,000 military and civilian African-American men and women served as support personnel for the Tuskegee Airmen during […]

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