ASPIRE students meet Tuskegee Airmen

Photo courtesy of HUSDRobert Porter is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot and president of the Tuskegee Airmen Buford A. Johnson (Inland Empire) Chapter. ■ By Alex Cass / Contributed ASPIRE Community Day School students have been learning about the brave men and women who made major contributions and sacrifices during World War II. Throughout these history lessons students began to focus on the first African-American fighter pilots during WWII known as the Tuskegee Airmen, or Red Tails. In an effort to engage students in the lesson plan, ASPIRE Counselor La Verne Williams-Schoonover invited Theodore Lumpkin, intelligence officer for the Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Squad Division, and Robert Porter, a retired

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