Lt Col Woodrow Crocket of Texarkana, Arkansas was a fighter pilot of the Tuskegee Airmen. He flew 149 missions is World War II and also served as a combat pilot in the Korean War. He served his country for 28 years, retiring with over 5,000 hours of flight time and 520 combat hours. The flight jacket, manufactured by Aero Leather Clothing Co., was gifted to the Smithsonian by Crockett who wore it during his time as a Tuskegee Airman in World War II.
Flight Jacket of Tuskegee Airman Woodrow Crockett
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Washington, D.C.