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.
Heroic women these intrepid civilian volunteers piloted aircraft in dangerous aerial gunnery practice and more! Laredo Army Air Field 100 miles downriver from Eagle Pass,
Did you know that the WASP were not the only American women flying military aircraft during the war? In the spring of 1942, Cecil “Teddy”
In September 1942, the Army Air Force (AAF) created the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) and appointed Nancy H. Love its commander. The WAFS never
According to the Boeing Aircraft Archives: “On May 4, 1944, she was one of the crew of nine aboard “Sweet Sixteen,” the 16th of 1,644
In 2012 when Darcy Castro interviewed our blog subject – Harold “Red” Kempffer – he talked about the effects the March 18-23 1944 eruption of
THE NATIONAL AVIATION HALL OF FAME’S 2020 COMBS-GATES AWARD TO BE PRESENTED TO COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE (CAF) RISE ABOVE November 12, 2020, Dayton, Ohio – The
History buffs, aviation enthusiasts, military active duty and veterans, neighbors, employees, future aviators, students, and anyone that wants a glimpse into our past and inspiration
Check out the January edition of Red Tail Mail®, the official newsletter of the CAF Red Tail Squadron.
See our mission in action, updates and in-depth historical information, along with amazing archive photos of the Tuskegee Airmen!
Check out the December edition of Red Tail Mail®, the official newsletter of the CAF Red Tail Squadron.
Red Tail Mail® See our mission in action, updates and in-depth historical information, along with amazing archive photos of the Tuskegee Airmen!
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, announced today that they have published the first-ever complete, up-to-date and
Mark your calendars for GIVE TO THE MAX DAY November 15th! We are happy to announce that we are participating in GiveMN’s Give to the
We are collecting submission of photos and information of Tuskegee Airmen memorials from around the country to include in the Tuskegee Airmen Interactive Memorial Map that
Becoming a member of the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s new Top Flight Club offers some pretty neat rewards. Top Flight Club members: Have the exclusive
The CAF Red Tail Squadron’s Virtual Museum interactive map of memorials is well underway, thanks to submissions from around the country. We need you to
The CAF Red Tail Squadron’s Virtual Museum has an entire section of our online collection dedicated to memorials related to the Tuskegee Airmen. And now,