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Tuskegee Airmen Photo Gallery

NOTE: For historical photographs or information regarding the Tuskegee Airmen, contact: Maxwell Air Force Base by e-mail at afhranews@maxwell.af.mil or write the Air Force Historical Research Agency, 600 Chennault Circle, Maxwell AFB, Ala. 36112-6424.

Gen. Daniel "Chappie" James, Jr. - America's First Black Four-Star General and Tuskegee Graduate

 Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Sr. and Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.


A strategy meeting in preparation for deployment to the Mediterranean and Italian Theaters


Members of the 332nd Fighter Group's 99th Pursuit Squadron

 Airmen Prepare for the Rigorous Flight Aptitude Test


Uniformed Airmen Marching on the Campus of Tuskegee University


Engine Inspection and Maintenance Conducted by the Airmen


C. Alfred "Chief" Anderson and Eleanor Roosevelt


The Famed "Red Tail" flown by America's first Black Fighter Pilots


Tuskegee Airman Roscoe C. Brown shakes hands with Dr. Payton, President, who presented Brown with an honorary degree at the 2002 Tuskegee Airmen Convocation


Dr. Payton, President, and Miss Tuskegee Margaret Gunn pose with Airmen after the 2002 Tuskegee Airmen Convocation


Dr. Payton, President, addressing those attending the August 2002 Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site dedication ceremony in the Moton Field hangar