The Indianapolis TAI Chapter is but one of over 50 TAI Chapters located throughout the United States that are affiliated with the National TAI non-profit organization that was established in 1972.

The Indianapolis Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Chapter (Indianapolis TAI Chapter) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed and registered in the State of Indiana in 1985.  

Indpls Chapter Charter 1985.pdf

Our Mission

TAI is dedicated to the preservation of history regarding African American Veterans who served during World War II. Their actions demonstrated to America that responsible citizenship and high character are the standards for success, not ethic origin. 

“Honoring the accomplishments and perpetuating the history of African-Americans who participated in air crew, ground crew, and operations support training in the US Army Air Corps during WWII”

(Educational Outreach)

For more info:   National TAI Media Kit

 “Introducing young people across the nation to the world of aviation and science through local and national programs such as Young Eagles and TAI youth programs and activities”

(Youth Aviation)

For more info: Young Eagles

 “Providing educational assistance to students and awards to deserving individuals, groups, and corporations whose deeds lend support to TAI’s goals.” 

(Scholarship)

For more info: TASF Scholarship

From the National TAI Webpage:

TAI exists primarily to motivate and inspire young Americans to become participants in our nation’s society and its democratic process.  

TAI is dedicated to keeping alive the history, achievements, and importance of the original Tuskegee Airmen.  

TAI is dedicated to keeping alive the history, achievements, and importance of the original Tuskegee Airmen. 

TAI also supports young men and women pursuing excellence, paying special attention to those interested in careers in aviation, technology, aerospace and the sciences. 

Source:  May 2016 National TAI Media Kit