We have welcomed 135,804 adults and 140,322 youth to the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit since its debut in 2011 to view our film “Rise Above” about the Tuskegee Airmen.
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” Kenyon, Barbara Kibbee Jayne, and Elizabeth “Lib” Hooker were recruited
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 numbered more than 28. WAFS were recruited from among commercially