Statistics consistently show that African-Americans represent that African-Americans represent only about 2% of pilots in both military and commercial aviation. Early exposure to aviation is a significant factor in professional success in aerospace careers. Built on a foundation of the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the LFA combines quality character development programs and aviation experiences that inspire you to achieve their goals in STEM careers while becoming strong citizens and contributors to society.
According to the Air Force, diversity is “essential to our ultimate success in an increasingly competitive and dynamic global environment”.
In order to address the geo-political opportunities and challenges of the future, corporations, the US military and individuals must recognize the value and strategic benefit of diversity within their workforce and among their leadership. LFA is part of the solution, cultivating highly qualified, sought-after youth and minorities for college, the workforce and our nation.
"We are very thankful for such amazing event especially at no cost to us! We’re blown away by the experience our child received and how well everything was put together!" - EAH Alamo City 2019
"The incredible opportunity for our children! Both of my kids that attended are talking about careers in aviation now... up until the event .. one of them wanted to be a youtube Star..." - EAH Alamo City
KNOW, LIVE, & GROW The LEGACY of Heroic Tuskegee Airmen
LFA is part of the solution, cultivating highly qualified, sought-after youth and minorities for college, the workforce and our nation.