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477th Pilot & Crew

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“FROM LEGENDS TO LEGACY”

SATURDAY AUGUST 27th, 2016 – 3:00 to 7:00 pm at the
Gary-Chicago Airport
B. Coleman Aviation Facility
5701 Industrial Hwy, Gary, IN

Dinner will be catered by “Rome’s Joy” * Comedian: “Mom’s Maybe” * Saxophonist: “Lady Sax” * Dance Music: “DJ Big E.” Young Eagles Aircraft Display * Memorabilia Sales Book Signing * Original Airmen Autographs * Silent Auction * Door Prizes.

Did you know that the “Tuskegee Airmen” actually began at the Chanute USA Air Corps base in Southern Illinois on March 22nd 1941. Six aviation cadets as well as a large number of technical support personnel were trained at this base in Rantoul, IL. They included aircraft mechanics, machinists, welders, radio operators, armorers, air traffic controllers, parachute riggers, electrical and communications specialists, and other technical positions.

 

 

 


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