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Black History Month Program: The Tuskegee Airmen
February 24, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn about the heroic African American military pilots and airmen who fought in World War II. Dr. Patrick C. Coggins will discuss the Tuskegee Airmen, African American pilots known as the “Red Tails,” who never lost escorted bombers during the war. These decorated pilots overcame prejudice to win the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal. Coggins, a professor at Stetson University, is the author of Tuskegee Airmen WWII Fighter Pilots: The Story of an Original Tuskegee Pilot, Lt. Col. Hiram E. Mann. Free. No registration required. Call 386-822-6430.