CAF Rise Above supporters and enthusiasts can keep up with efforts and outreach of CAF RISE ABOVE in the blog articles below. Find out about how the organization is working to fufill its mission.


Congressional Gold Medal

There seems to be confusion when speaking of the Congressional Gold Medal. Many think it is an individual award  but according to Public Law 109–213,

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Tow targets

Another important mission of the WASP was serving on tow target squadrons. The pilots, including Laurine Nielson, Viola Thompson, Mary Clifford, and Lydia Linder, would

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The Ninety-Nines

The Ninety-Nines: International Organization of Women Pilots, also known as The 99s, is an international organization that provides networking, mentoring, and flight scholarship opportunities to recreational and

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The P-51 Mustang

Submitted by Karen Strong, writer for the CAF Red Tail Squadron, 8/9/13, by L/Col Harold Brown First, let me provide some background information. Our flight

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In awe of the P-51 Mustang

“The most aerodynamically perfect pursuit plane in existence.” ~ Harry Truman, 1944 Our P-51C Mustang that accompanies the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit is a magnificent

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Tuskegee Airmen essay contest

Calling all students 4th through 12th grade!Submit your essay for the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s annual contest saluting the Tuskegee Airmen! Deadline is February 6,

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A look back at D-Day

“You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you.

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