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Tuskegee Airmen honored with marker at Troy airport

March 1, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Troy University joined the City of Troy on Wednesday to honor the Tuskegee Airmen by unveiling a historical marker at the Tuskegee Army Air Field Hangar located at Troy Municipal Airport.

The Tuskegee Airmen, the nation’s first black military pilots, used the hangar, which originally located at Tuskegee Army Air Field.

When the training program…

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New exhibit to salute contributions of African Americans to the U.S. Armed Forces

November 8, 2017
By Andy Ellis

A new exhibit, set to open Thursday at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum, will commemorate the valiant service of African American men and women during World War II.

“EO 9981: Escaping Jim Crow,” which refers to President Harry S. Truman’s executive order that ended segregation in the U.S. Armed Forces, celebrates the contributions of African…

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