tuskeege

The United State Postal Service’s, C. Alfred “Chief” Anderson stamp was revealed on March 13th.  Anderson also known as the ‘Father of Black Aviation,’ is responsible for training the Tuskegee Airmen, who were not only the first African American pilots in the US military, but went on to play a major role as fighter pilots in WWII. The efforts of the Tuskegee Airmen won them several awards and eventually lead to the desegregation of the U.S. Air Force in 1949. The C. Alfred “Chief” Anderson stamp is the 15th stamp added to the USPS’ Distinguished American series. Read more at About.USPS.com.