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Launch Pad Lecture Topic: Tuskegee Airmen

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

NMMSH's Launch Pad Lecture Series is held on the first Friday of each month in the New Horizons Dome Theater and Planetarium. The program is free to attend.

Friday, February 2, 2024

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Launch Pad Lecture Topic: Tuskegee Airmen

GUEST SPEAKER: Carolyn Peeler

NEW LOCATION! Inside the New Horizons Dome Theater and Planetarium in the Tombaugh Education Center!

What: The Tuskegee Airmen, an historic group of World War II African American fighter and bomber pilots, will be the topic of the February Launch Pad Lecture. Ms. Carolyn A. Peeler will give the presentation. Ms. Peeler is the Chief of Manpower and Organization, 49th Force Support Squadron, 49th Mission Support Group, 49th Wing, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.  She serves as the lead management consultant where she provides manpower and organization support to all 49 Wing assets and over 20 tenant units. Ms. Peeler is also affiliated with several organizations within the community, including Desert Basin Toastmasters, Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated, and the Holloman AFB Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council, to name a few.

When: Friday, February 2, 2024, at 9:00 am. Free coffee and donuts are compliments of the International Space Hall of Fame Foundation.

Where: New location! New Horizons Theater on the campus of the New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo. 

Why: The heroism, determination, and dedication of the Tuskegee Airmen is a fascinating story of African American service men during World War II. 

Ms. Peeler’s presentation will offer an inside look at the men who served as “Red Tails” and how they achieved their historic status.

About the New Mexico Museum of Space History: www.nmspacemuseum.org

The New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo is a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. A Smithsonian Affiliate, the museum showcases the significant role New Mexico has played in the development of the U.S. Space Program and features the International Space Hall of Fame and New Horizons Dome Theater. 

3198 State Route 2001 | Alamogordo, NM 88310, (575) 437-2840 for more information or visit the website at www.nmspacemuseum.org. Like us at: www.facebook.com/NMSpaceMuseum/


February 2
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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