he was an economic consultant to United States Department of
Agriculture in West Africa. (Tuskegee Airmen, display a poster
of the HBO movie
Lt. Leo Gray
third from the left).
professional and civic life reflects his deep commitments to the
Tuskegee Airmen, to agricultural economic research
organizations, and to civil rights.
Gray is a member of the
Tuskegee Airmen Inc, and in 1991 became founder and president of
the Miami Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
Gray is the past president,
vice president and treasurer of the East Coast Chapter of
Tuskegee Airmen, the founder and past president of the Forum on
Blacks in Agriculture, the past president of Good Hope East
Civic Association in Silver Springs, MD and a former member of
the Richmond, California, Model Neighborhood Citizens Board.
Other memberships include the
Air Force Association, the Retired Officers Association, and
the NAACP. Lieutenant Colonel Gray has traveled extensively
the North, Central and South America, and Europe, Africa,
Asia and Australia. A widower, Lieutenant Colonel Gray has
six children and ten grandchildren.
A Narrative Of The Tuskegee
This is by no means a complete
story. Read of the difficulties becoming a Tuskegee
Airmen, their role and contributions made toward the war
effort in World War II. Read some of their stories and
how discrimination played a major role.