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Tuskegee Airmen - film screening and panel

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Location
NCSA Auditorium
Date
Mar 25, 2022   6:00 - 8:30 pm  
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, March 25 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.  https://covid19.illinois.edu/spring-2022-guidelines/ 

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