Tuskegee Airmen Inc.
                       Tidewater Chapter

Note: 2019 Photo Last Gathering; 2020 & 2021 Scholarships Awarded Despite COVID! Your Donations Helped!!

GIVING TUESDAY IS HERE!!

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​​2021 Tuskegee Airmen Chapter Scholarship Donations

Donations are being accepted to assist 2021 Tidewater Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Scholarship/Education Assistance Winners. To donate, Click on DONATE NOW above, then Chapter Education/Scholarship ​Link to make a donation. On behalf of our future 2021 Winners, THANKS to ALL Donors and Chapter Members in advance for your support!! Stay healthy/safe!! 

2022 TC-TAI Scholarship Application

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 "We came during a time when everybody, or America, said we were nothing. We came through a troublesome world; we fought a battle that they said we weren't capable of fighting.  No longer do we question whether we can accomplish a mission, we now can join the crowd that says, 'Yes, we can!' "

DOTA Grant Williams Sr., Virginian-Pilot Interview 2009 after attending the Presidential Inauguration 

 

 


VIDEOS

​​​​Tuskegee Airmen Visit

UM Eastern Shores 


PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – It was a very memorable Veterans Day for hundreds of local students who heard from two living legends. Colonel Charles McGee and Dr. Harry Quinton, two documented original Tuskegee Airmen, were honored at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Monday.


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Photos by LTC (Ret) Claude Vann, III

2019 GALA SCHOLAR WINNER PHOTOS

3 August 2019, Newport News, Virginia

(More Gala Photos, Click About Us & Recent Events)


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​​New Tuskegee Airman Surfaces

in Hampton, VA 


HAMPTON, Va. –  On Wednesday, 20 October 2019, the Tidewater Chapter Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. had the honor of introducing to the public SGT Thomas Newton, another Documented Original Tuskegee Airman in the Hampton Roads area.  See photos of SGT Newton, his Family, VIPs, Chapter Members and Friends.  More photos & video recordings forthcoming. Standby ALL!

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MORE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INC. CHAPTER WEBSITES, ETC.


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2019 Tidewater Chapter Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Souvenir Journal

CMSgt Claude Vann, Jr.

2021 Chapter Drone Summer Camp - OUTSTANDING!!

(See Photos Below)


Be On The Lookout for the 2022 Drone Summer Camp Announcement!!

CONGRATULATIONS Tidewater Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Inc.

on Governor Northam's signing, in perpetuity, HJ732 Bill citing

Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day in Virginia on last Thursday in March!

Tidewater Chapter TAI is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

​​​​​​1st FW'S "First" Sr. Enlisted Advisor (AKA cmd CMSgt) 

It was recently learned that USAF (Ret) CMSgt Claude Vann, Jr., Father of Tidewater Chapter's Past President, Army LTC (Ret) Claude Vann, III, was actually the 1st FW's very first Chief!


Please Click on the Photo above to learn more from Active Duty Command CMSgts from the 1st Fighter Wing & HQ Air Combat Command (formerly HQ Tactical Air Command...TAC).  To help raise funds for a Bust in CMSgt Vann's image, Click on Green Charity Navigator Button.


​​​​​​Tuskegee Airmen - 4th July

WTKR Interview 


Hampton, VA – On July 4, 2020, Documented Original Tuskegee Airman, SGT Thomas Newton, appeared on WTKR, Channel 3 News for an Interview. See photos. (Interview Link coming).


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​Would you like to become a Member? 


Help us continue the proud 75-year+ Tuskegee Airmen legacy of Excellence! Click Home  above, then Membership to see Dues & complete an application to become a member of the Tidewater Chapter TAI! Meetings: 2d Wednesday each month, 6:00 pm, Ruppert Sargent Bldg, 1 Franklin St, Hampton, 23669

Your Donations are a Blessing and Tax Exempt too!!  Please donate $25, $50, $100 or More/Other via the Charity Navigator Button below!  THANK YOU!!

2022 TUSKEGEE AIRMEN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION AWARD SEASON IS NOW OPEN!  CLICK BELOW TO APPLY!!

Join Our Chapter Education/Scholarship, Speaking Engagements Youth Pgms & Help Us Continue the Proud Legacy in the Hampton Roads area!  See Contact Us For EMail Information/Address!!

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