East Coast Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (ECCTAI)

The East Coast Chapter (ECCTAI) is the greater Washington, DC metropolitan
area chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. TAI is a national organization
dedicated to preserving the legacy of the original Tuskegee Airmen and other
African American aviation pioneers and to motivating and inspiring young
people to enter into aviation and aeronautical careers. About 200 people
belong to ECCTAI: active duty and retired military, Tuskegee Airmen family
members and friends, as well as other individuals who support TAI goals.
Several chapter are original Tuskegee Airmen, individuals who received their
training at Tuskegee Army Air Field or related military installations. A few
chapter members are World War II combat veterans; others are veterans of
other conflicts.

ECCTAI is involved in many activities including:

Monthly meetings (second Saturday on every month except August at Noon) at
the College Park Airport Operations Bldg. – 1909 Corporal Frank Scott Drive-
College Park, MD 20740

Presentations on the Tuskegee Airmen to schools, churches, civic groups and
other organizations

Youth in Aviation Program that engages 15-19 years old in aviation history
and learning to fly

Education Assistance for college students

Armed Forces Air Show at Andrews Air Force Base

Membership dues are $100 per year for civilians or $65 for active duty
enlisted military personnel.

For additional information contact Membership Committee

P.O. Box 8541 – Joint Base Anacostia – Bolling – Washington, DC 20032-8541

Nelson Evans at NEvans6144@aol.com  or Yvonne
McGee 240-432-4131

Shirley Rivens Smith, President

North Woodridge Citizens

2000 Upshur St., NE

Washington, DC 20018


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