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The CAF Red Tail Squadron is proud to offer educational outreach resources to help educate and inspire people of all ages with the remarkable lessons of the Tuskegee Airmen. Interested in learning from other credible resources? Check out these links to other organizations featuring interesting educational offerings, recommended by your friends at the CAF Red Tail Squadron. All resources are free, unless otherwise noted.

The National Archives – African Americans of World War II Gallery

Find an incredible treasure trove of photos of African Americans in service during World War II.

National World War II Museum – Fighting for the Right to Fight

Participate in an on-demand virtual field trip featuring important historical lessons of the African American experiences of World War II.

Air Force Historical Research Agency

Search and find information about all aspects of military history, including extensive research by Tuskegee Airmen historian Dr. Daniel Haulman.

Fly to Learn

A fun and unique way to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through the use of flight simulator software. Purchase required.

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – African Americans in Aviation: The 1940’s – A Decade of Change

This lesson will guide students to explore the challenges and successes of African American pioneers who established a place in aviation and the space industry for subsequent generations.

The United States Mint – Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal

Learn more about the features of the Congressional Gold Medal that was collectively awarded to the Tuskegee airmen in 2006.

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery

Explore the formative years of aviation, including the technology and people behind the rapidly growing flight industry, and participate in fun online activities.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum – The Tuskegee Airmen and Eleanor Roosevelt

See copies of the original correspondence between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Tuskegee Airmen Cecil Peterson.

National Black Chamber of Commerce – “I Got Wings” by Tuskegee Airman Charles DeBow

Read a reprint of a July 1942 article in American Magazine featuring Lt Charles DeBow’s first-hand narrative of his experience as a Tuskegee Airmen in the U.S. Army Air Force.

National Park Service – Before Their Tails Were Red

Learn about the Tuskegee Airmen and participate in online activities, courtesy of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site at Moton Field in Tuskegee, Alabama.

International Black Aerospace Council Mentoring Program

Submit your contact information to learn more about mentoring program available to black youth interesting in careers in aviation and aerospace.

Organization of Black Airline Pilots

OBAP is dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of minorities in all aviation and aerospace careers. Learn more about scholarships, training, mentorship and youth-focused aviation programs.

Legacy Flight Academy

Find out about workshops and camps for youth interested in aviation and aerospace industry careers, based on the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.