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Tuskegee Airmen - film screening and panel

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Location
CIF Auditorium, room 1025
Date
Feb 4, 2022   6:00 - 8:30 pm  
Speaker
TBA
Cost
Registration is free.
Registration
Registration
Contact
Debra Levey Larson
E-Mail
dlarson@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Department of Aerospace Engineering Events

Join the Department of Aerospace Engineering on Friday, February 4 for a screening of the Lucasfilm documentary "Double Victory: Tuskegee Airmen at War" (60 minutes) followed by a panel discussion. Free registration is requested to assist in planning.

 

Panelists include:
Ronald Bailey, professor and head of the Department of African American Studies;

 

Reginald DuValle, Air Force veteran and president of the Indianapolis Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.;

 

U.S. Air Force Captain Sidney Ganison, pilot with the 458th Airlift Squadron at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois who recently made history as a member of the first all-African American crew to land a C-21 at Alabama's historic Tuskegee Airfield;

 

U.S. Navy Captain Alex Hampton, (BS '99 Gies College of Business) Deputy Airwing Commander, Carrier Air Wing 7 with over 3,100 F/A-18 flight hours and more than 850 carrier landings.

 

This event will follow all campus Covid-19 guidelines in place at the time of the event. Currently, all university students, faculty, staff and visitors must wear a face covering in university spaces indoors, regardless of vaccination status. You may be asked to show building access, proof of a negative Covid-19 test or a Covid-19 vaccination record to attend. https://covid19.illinois.edu/spring-2022-guidelines/ 

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