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Tuskegee Airmen – Part 2: The Enemy Within

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Criticism of the 99th's overseas combat record was instantaneous and virulent. After only a few months in combat, the Commander of the 12th Air Support Command assailed the performance of the Black pilots.  "Officers ...

Tuskegee Airmen — America’s Black Eagles

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The pilots of America’s WWII armed forces were highly skilled flyers who became the stars of war stories and the ingredients of legends.   These pilots were and are the first line of defense, the protectors of our fl...

Gen. Frank E. Petersen: A Real Tough Guy

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A profile in the courage of Frank E. Petersen, the first Black general to wear Marine Green. Guest: General Frank E. Peterson (302)

America’s Black Eagles: The Tuskegee Airmen — 4-Part Series

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Discusses the Black experience in the military, focuses on the training and participation of Black airmen in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, such as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 99th Fighter Squadron. Also ...

Tuskegee Airmen: Red Tails and Black Aces –America’s Black Eagles

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Discusses the Black experience in the military, focuses on the training and participation of Black airmen in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, such as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 99th Fighter Squadron. Also ...

Saving Private Washington

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On the 50th anniversary of the signing of the executive order that officially desegregated the nation’s armed forces, Hollywood was showing its version of that war era.  Many Black veterans felt it was another example...

When The Sisters Came Marching Home

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The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was the only African-American WAC unit to serve overseas in WWII. This unit was responsible for redirecting the mail to the GI's on the battlefield, a Sisyphean feat, cons...

Why Are The Gulf Veterans Sick?

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Segment discusses Gulf War syndrome issues such as fatigue, muscle soreness, swollen joints, and headaches. (1820)

Gender In The Military: The Air Force

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Officials respond to charges of gender discrimination in the Air Force.  (1813)

Gender Discrimination

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Is gender discrimination still prevalent in the military? Guests: TSgt. Linda Allbee and Capt. Gloria Harrision  (1805)