The mission of the Macon-Thomas West Bloomfield Chapter is to educate audiences across the country about the history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen – America’s first black military pilots and their support personnel – so their strength of character, courage and ability to triumph over adversity may serve as a means to inspire others to RISE ABOVE obstacles in their own lives and achieve their goals. We Need Your Support!
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TO MAKE A DONATION- MAIL YOUR CHECK TO:
Tuskegee Airmen (No Cash Please} 6036 Petros Drive
West Bloomfield, Ml 48324
Thank you for your support,
William (Bill} Burnett Chapter President
Mr Gaylord Kanoyton
2015 Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame Lt. Col. Donald Thomas Jr.Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Donald C. Thomas Jr. was born in Detroit, MIon November 14, 1926 and passed away on November 29th, 2011. Donald was always intrigued by aircraft and flight. When an all-Black Fighter Group was stationed at Selfridge Airfield for Gunnery Training near his hime in 1943, he was hooked on flying when he saw the Black flyers in action on several occasions. In early 1944, Donald took and passed the Army Air Corps flying qualification exam.
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