CBG CHAPTER NEWS- March/April '16

For SGT. Bill Samber- The late SGT. Bill Samber, DOTA and CBG Chapter Leadership Figure had a "Can Do!", attitude and reassuring disposition that lives on to this day(!). Fellow CBG Member Michael Joseph dedicated this "Faithful Pursuit" TA Race Car Video to him. Bill is deeply missed by us all, but his daughter Joyce continues to carry the TA Legacy forward. Please take a moment to view this most spectacular video...

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-U9OSl_VJQ

 

CBG Heritage Member Weyman Watson Recalls the Pioneering Spirit of The Tuskegee Airmen and Their Impact on Post-War America:

 

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/li-life/tuskegee-airman-s-son-honors-the-legacy-of-the-pioneering-black-squadron-1.11477708

 

The Claude B. Govan Tri-State Chapter

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.

Presents a special, gala event:

CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF DOUBLE VICTORY:

In Europe and at Home

1941-2016

GUEST OF HONOR - MAJOR GENERAL JOE MCNEIL , USAF  AND MEMBER OF THE GREENSBORO FOUR

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

please click on the april '16 double victory page link to the left  for details

 

(NEW!!!) DONATE TO THE CLAUDE B. GOVAN CHAPTER JUST BY SHOPPING AT AMAZON! (WWW.SMILE.AMAZON.COM)

 

Simply go to www.smile.amazon.com when asked to name a charity in the window on the right side of the the page, just type in "Claude B. Govan Chapter", and you're all set. From then on, every time you make an Amazon purchase, 0.5% of the purchase price will be automatically donated to the chapter with no extra steps and at NO CHARGE TO YOU!!!  An easy way for anyone (members, friends, family, TA supporters) to shop AND help the chapter at the same time.

 

View the videos of CBG's Dabney Montgomery's experiences in Selma, Alabama, and his role in the march at Selma with Dr. Martin Luther King:

 

https://www.facebook.com/TheClaudeBGovenChapter

(please scroll down on the facebook page until you see the video window)

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JR8ylTe1o70

CBG Chapter Mission Statement:

 

1. In the spirit of Captain Claude B. Govan of the 301st Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group, now known as the "Tuskegee Airmen", honoring the accomplishments and perpetuating the history of those who participated in the training, support and operations of the Tuskegee Airmen from 1941-1949, as military or civilian personnel.

 

2. Introducing young people around the world to the fields of aviation, science and technology and, in the spirit of the Airmen, instilling a sense of perseverance in the face of adversity.

 

3. Providing support and recognition to deserving individuals and organizations who carry on in the spirit of the Tuskegee Airmen, and lend slupport to the goals and objectives of the Claude B. Govan Chapter and the National Tuskegee Airmen Organization.

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