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Vernon Hopson

Vernon Hopson

Like many of those that went on to become pilots with the famed Tuskegee Airmen, Vernon Hopson dreamed of flying from a young age, even though he had never had the chance to go up in an airplane. Because of the deep divides of racism that still blanketed the country, […]

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USAF reactivates Red Tail 332nd squadron

In a historic moment that included the recognition of the Tuskegee Airmen, the United States Air Force recently held a ceremony to mark the reactivation of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Group (AEG). The group is a direct descendent of the 332nd Fighter Group of WWII, known as the legendary Red […]

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A great champion: Brigadier General Noel Parrish

“It is a discouraging fact that officers of the Army Air Force, whose scientific achievements are unsurpassed, and whose scientific skill is unquestioned in mechanical matters and in many personnel matters, should generally approach the problem of races and minorities with the most unscientific dogmatic and arbitrary attitudes…Whether we like […]

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