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JBSA-Lackland Tuskegee Airmen exhibit open to the public

Chief Master Sgt. Richard West, U.S. Air Force Airman Heritage Museum & Enlisted Character Development Center director, leads a flight of Joint Base San Antonio Airmen on a performance tribute while wearing historic military uniforms during an unveiling ceremony for the Enlisted Tuskegee Airman Exhibit May 4, 2015, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland’s U.S. Air Force Airman Heritage Museum & Enlisted Character Development Center. The unveiling ceremony honors the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African-American military ground support Airmen who were part of the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group during World War II. The exhibit, a three-dimensional recreation of a World War II combat operations room displaying an enlisted aircraft line mechanic, enlisted administrator and a Tuskegee fighter pilot, depicts the hard work, sacrifice and determination the Tuskegee Airmen put forth as members of the Army Air Corps to help America win World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Johnny Saldivar)

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