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Tuskegee AirmenTuskegee Airmen
Tuskegee Airmen

[Side 2] Orders assigning the first aviation cadets to Tuskegee. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 12/8/2014

Tuskegee AirmenTuskegee Airmen
Tuskegee Airmen

[Side 1] Orders assigning the first aviation cadets to Tuskegee. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 12/8/2014

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Tuskegee Airmen

Capt. Benjamin O. Davis Jr. (right) greets some of the first aviation cadets at Tuskegee. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 12/8/2014

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Tuskegee Airmen

Lt. Col. (later Brig. Gen.) Noel F. Parrish with an Aviation Cadet at Tuskegee. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 12/8/2014

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Tuskegee Airmen

Tuskegee students were judged on how well they flew their Stearman trainers. If they passed primary training, they advanced to basic and finally advanced training. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 12/8/2014

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An instructor teaches the parts of an Allison liquid-cooled P-40 engine to a class of white aviation cadets and black maintenance students. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 12/8/2014

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Tuskegee Airmen

Enlisted Tuskegee Airmen receive instruction in aircraft engine maintenance at Selfridge Field, Mich. In combat, pilots depended upon the skill and training of these ground crew. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 12/8/2014

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Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen, while not the only African Americans to serve in World War II, became a symbol of pride for many Americans. This 1943 poster appealed directly to the African American community. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 12/8/2014

PeacekeeperPeacekeeper
Peacekeeper

The MIRV warhead of the Peacekeeper made it a very powerful weapon. This timed exposure shows 10 MK-21 re-entry vehicles approaching an open-ocean impact zone near Kwajalein Atoll during a flight test. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 12/3/2014

Kaman HH-43BKaman HH-43B
Kaman HH-43B

In Southeast Asia, HH-43 “Pedros” rescued downed aircrews and wounded personnel requiring immediate evacuation from combat areas. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 11/5/2014

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Kaman HH-43B

HH-43 crew practicing Local Base Rescue/Firefighting. Downwash air from the rotors opened a path for rescuers to spray foam from the red and white fire suppression kit in the lower right. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 11/5/2014

Astronaut Clay AndersonAstronaut Clay Anderson
Astronaut Clay Anderson

Astronauts like Clay Anderson can float through the space station. (NASA photo)
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Posted: 11/4/2014

    

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