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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During our 3rd annual Black History Month events at the CAF National Airbase, students from local Southern Dallas schools were onsite to practice their photography skills while being inspired by the lessons of the Tuskegee Airmen. Check out some of their artwork! Each year, the CAF Red Tail Squadron along […]
Bringing an aircraft to life, after decades of neglect and exposure to the elements, is a formidable task. The great excess of time, expertise, funds and parts needed to make this kind of dream a reality are in short order. Through sheer grit and determination, members of the Commemorative Air […]
Registration is open now for our live event featuring Tuskegee Airman Dr. Harold Brown and CAF Red Tail Squadron Leader Doug Rozendaal. Log on or call in for an inspirational talk with this important living legend. February 28, 2018 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time FREE! Register today! There are two ways […]
Tuskegee Airmen pilot and notable record holder Lee Archer was born September 6, 1919 in Yonkers, New York and raised in Harlem. He was a graduate of New York University before he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in November of 1941. Archer had aspirations of becoming a pilot, […]