Flight Journal Bookshelf 900x250
Log In

Six ‘Red Tails’ Reuniting in N.Y.

Six ‘Red Tails’ Reuniting in N.Y.

Elmira, N.Y.-area residents next month will have a rare chance to meet a group of World War II heroes whose exploits were out of the public view for more than a generation.

Six of the original Tuskegee Airmen are confirmed as guests at a reunion May 24 at the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center in Big Flats. The Tuskegee Airmen were a group of young black men who enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and had to fight racial prejudice at home while battling the enemy overseas.

The event, called “Return of the Red Tails,” will feature multiple festivities throughout the day, topped by a grand evening gala at the museum.

For the complete story by Jeff Murray of the (Elmira) Star-Gazette, click here.

Photo via Star-Gazette

Updated: April 15, 2014 — 10:42 AM
Flight Journal Bookshelf 600x120
Flight Journal Back issue 600 x 120

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Airage Media © 2017
WordPress Image Lightbox Plugin