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Date: Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM until midnight
Doubletree, Cranberry
Pennsylvania featuring free parking
Strict Dress Code
Military: Formal Mess Dress
Uniform equivalent for each of the
Armed Services.
Link to Service Uniform
Civilian Attire for Men -
Black Tuxedo or black dinner jacket
(w/handkerchief), bow tie is
standard. Dark business suit is
acceptable in this event.
Civilian Attire for Women-
Evening gown long or short, long
evening dress usually worn after
6PM. Cocktail dress or evening
slacks with dressy top acceptable at
Ticket Price: $85.00 (early bird)
before 1 October 2017 per person
Cadet's and midshipmen's dates are
$40.00 per person
Academy cadets and midshipmen
are complimentary
Dan F. Steighner, II
 Janine Gould 
Hosted this year by the Air Force Academy Parent Club of Western Pennsylvannia
Sponsored by: AT&T. Michael Baker International, Shop n’ Save
LtCol Hardy - Tuskegee Airman
    George Hardy of Sarasota, Fla. was a Tuskegee Airman. The retired lieutenant
colonel began his military career as a member of the all-black 99th Fighter
Squadron, flying 21 combat missions over Germany during the final         two
months before V-E Day in World War II in a P-51 “Mustang” fighter plane.
    By the time he completed his 28-year military career, Hardy had not only flown a
fighter in the Second World War, he had flown 45 additional combat missions as co-
pilot of a B-29 “Superfortress” bomber during the Korean War and finished up flying
70 more missions as the pilot of a AC-119 “Stinger” Gunship in Vietnam.                       
He has been on the cutting edge of the integration battle in this country for most of
his 84 years. After graduating from a Philadelphia high school at 17 in 1942, Hardy
joined the U.S. Army and immediately qualified for cadet training at the all-black
Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
Dr. Eugene J. Richardson, Jr. Pilot, class 45A
Eugene J. Richardson Jr. was born on September 18, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio. His
early education took place primarily in Toledo, Ohio. Dr. Richardson served in the
Army Air Corps during WWII. He was a member of the group that became known as
the TUSKEGEE AIRMEN. Eugene was living in Camden, NJ., when he earned the
status of Pre Aviation Cadet in the Army Air Corps. He entered active duty in
October 1943, at Keesler Field, Mississipi for basic military training. In February,
1944 Eugene went to Tuskegee, Alabama for pilot training and subsequently
received his pilot's wings and officer's commission on March 11, 1945, with class
Richardson served in the armed forces as a Tuskegee Airman before returning to
civilian life in Philadelphia and enrolling in Temple University on the GI Bill. He
landed in the field of education where he would eventually serve as an assistant
principal and as a principal.
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