History of African Americans in the U.S. Air Force

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  • National Museum of the United States Air Force

A self-guided audio tour, narrated by Tech. Sgt. Felita LaRock, guides visitors through the Early Years and World War II Galleries, pointing out prominent black aviators and significant milestones in Air Force history. The podcast highlighting Eugene Jacques Bullard, the first black military pilot; the famous Tuskegee Airmen; Engineer Aviation Battalions; the integration of the Air Force; and other African American aviation pioneers is available at 


Explore U.S. Air Force history by listening to these podcasts on your computer, in your car or while walking around the museum galleries.

The National Museum of the United States Air Force is located on Springfield Street, six miles northeast of downtown Dayton, Ohio. It is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day). Admission and parking are free. For more information about the museum, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.

NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, please contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at (937) 255-3286.