Change the Washington Redskins name to the Washington Redtails

Change the Washington Redskins name to the Washington Redtails

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 Change the name of the Washington Redskins to The Washington Redtails. Honoring the WWII African-American Fighter squadron Tuskegee Airmen. Accomplishment include:

1578 combat missions,[77] 1267 for the Twelfth Air Force; 311 for the Fifteenth Air Force[78]
179 bomber escort missions,[46] with a good record of protection,[75] losing bombers on only seven missions and a total of only 27, compared to an average of 46 among other 15th Air Force P-51 groups[79]
112 enemy aircraft destroyed in the air, another 150 on the ground[46] and 148 damaged. This included three Me-262 jet fighters shot down
950 rail cars, trucks and other motor vehicles destroyed (over 600 rail cars[46])
One destroyer put out of action. The ship concerned was a World War I-vintage destroyer (Giuseppe Missori) of the Italian Navy, that had been seized by the Germans and reclassified as a torpedo boat, TA22. It was attacked on 25 June 1944 and damaged so severely she was never repaired. She was decommissioned on 8 November 1944, and finally scuttled on 5 February 1945.[43][80][81]
40 boats and barges destroyed[46]
Awards and decorations included:

Three Distinguished Unit Citations99th Pursuit Squadron: 30 May–11 June 1943 for actions over Sicily
99th Fighter Squadron: 12–14 May 1944: for successful air strikes against Monte Cassino, Italy [NOTE: The first two Distinguished Unit Citations received by the 99th Fighter Squadron were awarded to the groups to which the squadron was attached. At the time, when a group received the honor, it was shared with the squadrons the were assigned or attached to the group.][49]
332nd Fighter Group (and its 99th, 100th, and 301st Fighter Squadrons): 24 March 1945: for a bomber escort mission to Berlin, during which pilots of the 100th FS shot down three enemy Me 262 jets. The 302nd Fighter Squadron did not receive this award as it had been disbanded on 6 March 1945.
At least one Silver Star
96 Distinguished Flying Crosses to 95 Airmen; Captain William A. Campbell was awarded two.[82][83]
14 Bronze Stars
744 Air Medals
8 Purple Hearts[75][84]

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