Keeping the tradition alive
The Tuskegee Airmen overcame segregation and prejudice to become one of the most highly respected fighter groups of World War II. They proved conclusively that African Americans could fly and maintain sophisticated combat aircraft. The Tuskegee Airmenu2019s achievements, together with the men and women who supported them, paved the way for full integration of the U.S. military.
The Indianapolis Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Chapter
The Indianapolis TAI Chapter is but one of over 50 TAI Chapters located throughout the United States that are affiliated with the National TAI non-profit organization that was established in 1972.
The Indianapolis Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Chapter (Indianapolis TAI Chapter) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed and registered in the State of Indiana in 1985.
TAI’s mission is dedicated to the preservation of history regarding African American Veterans who served during World War II. Their actions demonstrated to America that responsible citizenship and high character are the standards for success, not ethic origin.
What we do
Introducing young people across the nation to the world of aviation and science through local and national programs.
Providing educational assistance to students and awards to deserving individuals, groups, and corporations whose deeds lend support to TAIu2019s goals.
TAI supports young men and women pursuing excellence, paying special attention to those interested in careers in aviation, technology, aerospace and the sciences.