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Paul L. Green

Paul L. Green

Class 44-G-SE 8/4/1944 2nd Lt. 0835417 Xenia, OH June 19, 1923 – February 23, 2015 Unit: 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group Awards: Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Bronze Star, Presidential Unit Citation, all with Oak Leaf Clusters, bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal Pilot roster listing “We [referring […]

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Thurston L. Gaines, Jr.

Thurston L. Gaines, Jr.

Class 44-G-SE 8/4/1944 Flt. Officer T64635 Freeport, NY March 20, 1922- December 31, 2016 Unit:  99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group Awards: Purple Heart, bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal Pilot roster listing As a youngster, Gaines and his older brother were raised by their mother in Freeport, Long Island, in […]

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RISE ABOVE: Red Tail in action!

RISE ABOVE: Red Tail in action!

Enjoy some photos from our 2018 tour season! The CAF Red Tail Squadron isn’t focused on powerful airplanes even though it maintains and flies a rare World War II vintage Mustang fighter with a bright red tail.  Rather, the Squadron is about educational outreach, using the P-51C Mustang, named the […]

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Lt Col George Hardy

Come see living history at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport from March 20-24, 2019

History buffs, aviation enthusiasts, military active duty and veterans, neighbors, employees, future aviators, students, and anyone that wants a glimpse into our past and inspiration to overcome challenges to achieve future goals won’t want to miss the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit and P-51C […]

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