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  • Air Force Accelerates Tuskegee Airmen's Legacy

    Airmen and cadets gathered for a three-day Black History Month aviation heritage event at Joint Base Charleston to honor the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen by empowering the next generation of aviators.

  • In memory of 'Chappie': 1st US Black 4-star general

    There are numerous Black American service members who broke barriers and could be highlighted during Black History Month. On Feb. 11, however, it is the 101st birthday of Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Jr., the first Black man to become a four-star general in any U.S. military branch.

  • AF Year in Photos

    This year's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This annual feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • Duncan Field, Kelly’s ties to Tuskegee Airmen’s 49+1

    When most people think of the Tuskegee Airmen, they remember the pilots and the P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft with the red tails they flew. However, many people were not aware of the Tuskegee Airmen’s civilian force, who worked in the background and contributed to the now-famous Red Tails’

  • Local school boys attend Tuskegee Airman Career Day

    Seventy eight boys from 13 Lowcountry high schools braved chilly winds and wet weather to visit Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina Feb. 20 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 5th Annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day

  • Tuskegee Airmen share life lessons

    Three members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen visited with Airmen at the Pentagon during a meet and greet hosted by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James Feb. 16.Retired Col. Charles McGee and former Cadets William Fauntroy Jr. and Walter Robinson Sr. shared stories and insights about their lives as