mcgee-1-200.jpg (25844 bytes)Col Charles McGee, USAF ret.
Honorary Member Of The Dawn Patrol
Former Tuskegee Airman
Col McGee flew P-51s in WWII, F-80s in Korea and F-4s in Viet Nam

Colonel McGee, an original Tuskegee Airman, entered Army Air Corps Flight Training in 1942 and received his Silver Wings as a pilot in Class 43-F, Tuskegee Army Air Field.   During his 30 years of active duty he flew fighter aircraft combat tours in three major wars:  WWII, Korean War and the Vietnam War in P-39's, P-47's, P-51's, F-51's and RF-4C's.   When he retired he held the USAF fighter combat record of 409 missions and 1,151 combat hours.  He is the former President of the Tuskegee Airmen of America and was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2007 with his fellow Tuskegee Airmen.  He is a graduate of Columbia College (Kansas City Campus). Captain Ronald McGee, his son, flew F-4 Phantoms in Viet Nam at the same time as his father who was serving in his third war flying the RF-4C Phantom.

This page is under construction.... Please stop by again soon.

mcgee2-250.jpg (76568 bytes)
Col. McGee with his P-51 in WWII.

columbia-07-048-250.JPG (61995 bytes)
Col. McGee and Sharon Starks with her Aircrome Airplanes Morane-Saulnier replica at the Salute to Air Show at Columbia, Missouri Regional Airport.
columbia-07-113-250.JPG (56751 bytes) 
col-09-starks-137-250.jpg (73467 bytes)
Col. McGee with Sharon and her replica DH-2 at Columbia.

Charles_mcgee_1944-250.jpg (40815 bytes)
Col. McGee with with his crew cheif Nathaniel "Nate" Wilson. Sept. 1944 at Rematelli air strip (steel planking) NW of Foggia, Italy.

mcgee-2nd-lt.jpg (11419 bytes)

mcgee-mariner-800.jpg (29561 bytes)
Col. McGee comes back from a ride with Harvey Clevelend in his replica 1918 Curtiss "Seagull" amphibian at the Memorial Day Salute to Veterans Air show.
Redtailescort.JPG (69468 bytes)
Col. McGee in "Kitten" escorts a crippled B-17G back from a mission in WWII.