The Tuskegee Airmen In The Armed Force

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The Tuskegee Airmen were the first black military pilots in the armed forces during World War 2. The Tuskegee airmen were the first African American people to be trained the United States Army to be certified pilots. There was 932 Tuskegee airmen who graduated from the pilot program sadly only 355 would ever serve in active duty. Since only the pilots were trained in Tuskegee, Alabama hints the name Tuskegee Airmen. The first Tuskegee airmen men consist of Willie Rogers, Lt. Colonel Washington Ross, Lt.Colonel Alexander Jefferson, Lt. Colonel Harry Stewart and Colonel Charles McGee. There first mission was with the 99th pursuit squadron and the 332rd fighter group in North Africa (The lonely Eagles) which was a success. After that the Tuskegee

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