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.
Find an incredible treasure trove of photos of African Americans in service during World War II.
Participate in an on-demand virtual field trip featuring important historical lessons of the African American experiences of World War II.
Search and find information about all aspects of military history, including extensive research by Tuskegee Airmen historian Dr. Daniel Haulman.
The Tuskegee Airmen were not the only ones making history at the Tuskegee Army Air Field (TAAF) in Tuskegee, Alabama during the 1940s. The nurses who served on the base had to fight gender as well as racial discrimination.
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.
Learn more about the features of the Congressional Gold Medal that was collectively awarded to the Tuskegee airmen in 2006.
Explore the formative years of aviation, including the technology and people behind the rapidly growing flight industry, and participate in fun online activities.
See copies of the original correspondence between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Tuskegee Airmen Cecil Peterson.
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.
Learn about the Tuskegee Airmen and participate in online activities, courtesy of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site at Moton Field in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Submit your contact information to learn more about mentoring program available to black youth interesting in careers in aviation and aerospace.
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.
Find out about workshops and camps for youth interested in aviation and aerospace industry careers, based on the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.