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Return of the Red Tails

Written By: Nick Quattrini
Return of the Red Tails


     BIG FLATS - [WENY]     Seven members of the Tuskegee Airmen will be coming to the Wings of Eagle Discovery Center next month. The Tuskegee Airmen, also known as Red Tails, were the first African American military aviators, and they undertook some very important and dangerous missions during World War 2.
     On May 24th, the Wings Of Eagles Discovery Center in Big Flats will be hosting the "Return of the Red Tails"
     The event will be split up in 2 different programs. The afternoon program which runs from 12pm-4pm, is $5 per person, and free admission for 17 and under. You get the chance to meet the Tuskegee Airmen, you will get a museum tour, and a car show.
     Later in the day, the evening event, will feature dinner, a dedication ceremony, and plenty of dancing and music afterwards. It is $75 a person.
     For more information, or to buy tickets, head on over to http://www.returnoftheredtails.com/.
     Also on the website, you can find information on how you can help sponsor the event.