Class 43-G-SE 7/28/1943 2nd Lt. 0809259 New York, NY DOB unknown – October 7, 1944 Unit: 301st Fighter Squadron, part of the 332nd Fighter Group Pilot roster listing Wiggins of New York graduated from flight training on July 28, 1943, at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama. In late December, […]
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March 12, 1919 – November 8, 1998 Perry Young, Jr, an airplane and helicopter pilot, was the first African American to be hired by a commercial airline with regularly scheduled passenger flights. Young was born to Perry Senior and mother Edith in Orangeburg, South Carolina. His parents were both university-educated, but the […]
GIVE TO THE MAX TODAY!!! TODAY is the day to make your donation go further! Donate to the CAF Red Tail Squadron via the Give to the Max campaign, a 24-hour extravaganza of generosity is a statewide fundraising initiative for schools and non-profit organization in Minnesota. The funds we raise […]
Mark your calendars for GIVE TO THE MAX DAY November 15th! We are happy to announce that we are participating in GiveMN’s Give to the Max Day 24-hour extravaganza of generosity, a statewide fundraising initiative for schools and non-profit organization in Minnesota. Thursday November 15th is the day to help raise […]
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 […]