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Red Tail Legacy Soars Over Alabama

Posted: December 15th, 2018, 7:42 pm
by Patriots

The Red Tail legacy flight, a dissimilar formation flight showcasing the past, present, and future of the Tuskegee Airmen legacy took place on September 6, 2018 over Moton Field and Dannelly Field, Alabama. The flight included the 301st Fighter Squadron F-22 (piloted by Maj. Paul "Loco" Lopez), 100th Fighter Squadron F-16 (piloted by Maj. Rich "Sheriff" Peace) and Red Tail P-51 (piloted by CAF member and Tuskegee Airman descendant Brad Lang).

The 100th Fighter Squadron was one of the Tuskegee Airmen squadrons during World War II, a famous all African-American squadron from the 332d Fighter Group, activated on February 19, 1942 at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama. The 301st Fighter Squadron was also part of the 332 Fighter Group.

Special thanks to:
Peninsula Senior Productions
1st Combat Camera
Tuskegee Airmen Inc.

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by Staff Sgt. Jared Rand
187th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
September 2018

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