Eugene Richardson, Tuskegee Airman
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Where and When
Time: 11:30 am
Location: LBC Student Commons
Black History Month will be highlighted by a special program on Wednesday, February 13th at 11:30 AM in the Student Commons, featuring Tuskegee Airman, Mr. Eugene Richardson. 2nd Lt. Eugene Richardson earned his pilot wings in the Tuskegee program in March 1945, a few months before the end of missions over Europe. Nearly 1,000 African Americans earned their pilot's wings in the program between 1942 and 1946. They flew more than 15,000 sorties over North Africa and Europe during World War II.