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Joseph D. Elsberry

Joseph D. Elsberry

Class 42-H-SE 9/6/1942 2nd Lt. 0792420 Langston OK April 25, 1921 – March 31, 1985 Unit: 301st FS, 332nd FG Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal Pilot roster listing  Elsberry earned the Distinguished Flying Cross by becoming the first black pilot to destroy three enemy aircraft […]

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Fred Archer

Fred Archer

July 20, 1921 – September 1988 Fred Archer was the first Black person to earn the rank of Chief Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. There are so many unsung heroes in the world, and there are so many people in the world that has never heard the songs […]

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Joseph Phillip Gomer

Joseph Phillip Gomer

Class 43-E-SE 5/28/1943 2nd Lt. 0804552 Iowa Falls, IA June 20, 1920  – October 10, 2013 Unit: 301st Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group Pilot roster listing Virtual Museum photo of statue Tuskegee Airman pilot Joe Gomer was born on June 20, 1920 in Iowa Falls, Iowa. The Gomer family […]

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Fred L. Brewer Jr.

Class 44-C -SE 3/12/1944 2nd Lt. O824827 Charlotte, SC August 1921 – October 29, 1944 Unit: 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group Awards: Air Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster, Purple Heart,bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal Pilot roster listing MIA Recovery Network Case Summary Report […]

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