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OTA Julian Johnson, Chicago White Sox “Hero of the Game”

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Capt. Julian H. Johnson was honored by the Chicago White Sox on 8-24-13 as the team’s “Hero of the Game”.  This game was significant as it was also the annual…

Joseph Karriem In Tuskegee Airmen Youth Aviation Seminar

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The Chanute Prize for Team Innovation was officially presented to the Chicago “DODO” Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, thumb Inc., cheapest for the group’s EAA Young Eagle flight program by representatives of the Society of Innovators…

CDCTAI at 2015 Bud Billiken Parade

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(8/8/15)  The Chicago Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen was very happy to participate in the 86th Annual Bud Billiken Parade as an Honorary Grand Marshall. Taking part in events such as this are in…

West Point Names Barracks for Black Graduate Who Was Shunned

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WEST POINT, N.Y. — May 10, 2015, By MICHAEL HILL Associated Press Benjamin O. Davis Jr. entered West Point in 1932 as its only black cadet and spent the next…

Aviation’s Pioneer Colorful Women Program

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As we gathered under a tent at Chicago’s Lincoln Cemetery to pay tribute to legendary pilots Bessie Coleman, Willa B. Brown and Janet Harmon, the blue sky was slightly overcast…

National Airmen group honors promise to move headquarters to Tuskegee

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By JACKIE CARLISLE Community News Editor Tuskegee News Updated Sep 30, 2010 – 06:25:07 EDT A full circle has been completed. The Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (TAI) National Headquarters is finally…

Chicago Chapter Attends Multi-Purpose Program at New Gary Armory

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On Friday, February 27, 2010, fifty-eight Chicago Chapter members and guests attended a multi-purpose program at the new Indiana National Guard Armory at the Gary International Airport. Thanks to the…

CSAF: Legacy of Tuskegee Airmen lives on in today’s Airmen

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8/2/2010 – SAN ANTONIO (AFNS) — The red jackets of the Tuskegee Airmen remain as distinctive today as the red tail markings on the aircraft they flew during World War…

ETA Theater Party A Smashing Success!

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On Sunday October 24, 2010 the chapter’s Fall Fundraising committee sponsored an outing to the ETA Theatre to enjoy an entertaining comedy about the miracle of friendship. And so, at…

Tuskegee Airmen Mural Dedicated at Denver’s Children’s Home

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(Denver,Colo. Oct. 23, 2006) Students at Denver Children’s Home (DCH) completed a 100 foot self-portrait mural project with local artist, Jacqueline Withers. 20 children worked on the project over the…

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN VISIT NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP

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On September 7th, the African American Task Group (AATG) Employee Resource Group (ERG) played host to some of the most legendary fighting men in the history of our great nation.…

Captain George Taylor and the 100th Fighter Squadron Visit the Bell Aircraft Plant in 1943

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In December 1943, members of the Tuskegee Airmen’s 100th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, were awaiting deployment to Naples Italy from New York City. Prior to their deployment however, this…

John W. Rogers Sr. Dies

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  John W. Rogers Sr. Dies; Tuskegee Airman, Judge BY MAUREEN O’DONNELL AND LYNN SWEET Chicago Sun Times Staff Reporters January 22, 2014 11:41PM It was one of those proud,…

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