BROOKHAVEN VETERANS ASSOCIATION (BVA)
8 March 2007
Tuskegee Airman Lee Hayes (1 hr.)
Hayes, a resident of Amagansett who worked at Brookhaven Lab as a custodian
from 1958 to 1966, served in an all-black bomber squadron at Tuskegee Army
Air Field in Alabama. He was among 994 precedent-breaking black soldiers at
Tuskegee who passed rigorous tests between 1942 and 1946 to become pilots in
the then-segregated armed forces.
August 3, 2006.
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