Tuskegee Airmen Receive the Congressional Gold Medal

A “long overdue” honor has been given to the Tuskegee Airmen, the famed black aviators who were among the most distinguished pilots of World War II. Today, members of the 332d Fighter Group, who trained in Tuskegee, Alabama and became known as the Tuskegee Airmen, were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor in the United States.

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