Father and Son Military Aviation Experiences

Mon, Jul 22, 2019 - Mon, Jul 22, 2019
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Location: Skyscape Theater - EAA Aviation Museum

Presenter: Col Charles McGee, Ron McGee


This talk will discuss the following:

Introduction (both)
Brief History of African Americans in early Military Service (Ronald)
McGee/Nelson family history of Military Service pre WWII (Charles)
Change in Philosophy (Ronald)
African American Interest in Military Service WW II (Charles)
War College Study in use of African Americans in combat (Charles)
The Tuskegee Experiment (Charles)
The Tuskegee Experience and Double Victory (Charles)
Personal Experience in WWII (Charles) 
Post WWII (Ronald)
Personal Experience in Korea (Charles)
Attitude and Perception Slow to Change (Ronald)
Personal Experience in Vietnam (Charles and Ronald)
A-10 Experience (Ronald)
Military Today (with thanks to the Tuskegee Airmen) (Ronald)
Q&A (Charles and Ronald)

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