The T-100 jet trainer Tuskegee project proposed by Leonardo-DRS continues to gain ongoing support from organizations, friends, community leaders, associations, elected officials and many others from Tuskegee and across the region and the United States with many who say, “Count Me In,” we support the T-100.

The Tuskegee News is included in our local support and endorsement of the T-100. If your organization, church, high school class, club, organization, alumni, family of the Tuskegee Airmen are interested in passing a Resolution of Support, please email:



Union Springs City Council members Brian Agnew, J. Earl Hinson, Roderick Clark, Deborah Hicks-Milan and Stan Cooks, join Mayor Saint T. Thomas Jr. supporting the T-100 jet trainer proposed for neighboring Tuskegee.

Mayor Thomas signed the City of Union Springs Letter of Support that expresses the City Council’s complete support for the City of Tuskegee and its efforts to acquire the T-100 jet trainer and expresses collective partnerships between the two cities in many endeavors.

“We, the City Council of the City of Union Springs join the City of Tuskegee in the exciting message: ‘When We Win in 2018’”. The Council plans to pass the city’s official Resolution of Support at their August City Council meeting on Monday,Aug. 6.

Following is the ongoing list of groups and organizations that have passed Resolutions of Support for the T-100 Tuskegee/Leonardo-DRS jet trainer project:

• City of Phenix City

• St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Vestry

• Living Word Christian Center-Tuskegee

• Golden Eagle Aviation

• Retired Macon County District Judge Aubrey Ford, Jr.

• City of Montgomery

• City of Prattville

• Tuskegee Institute Community Tennis Club (TICTC)

• City of Clayton

• Voices for Our Fathers Legacy Foundation (VFOFLF)

• City of Troy

• City of Auburn

• City of Opelika

• Tuskegee Administrative Professional Network (TAPN)

• The SCL, Southern Christian Leadership Foundation

• Beta Xi Omega Chapter – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

• International Office of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

• Randolph County Commission

• Jesse Parkhurst Guzman Foundation

• Macon County Health Care Authority

• Throwers Auto Parts and Tire Service

• Chambers County Commission

• Tuskegee Multi Cultural Center

• Russell County Commission

• Chilton County Commission

• Tuskegee Area Chamber of Commerce

• Montgomery County Commission

• Elmore County Commission

• City of Wetumpka

• Autauga County Commission

• City of Tallassee

• Tuskegee (AL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated in Honor and Memory of the Legacy of Mildred Louise Hemmons Carter

• Bullock County Commission

• A.C. Bulls Family

• Priority Soldier of Birmingham

• Do It Center, Tuskegee

• Upsilon Chapter, Tuskegee, Alabama of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc,

• Citizens Hardware and Building Supply

• Milstead Farm Group, Shorter

• Davis-Moore Nursery, Shorter

• Tallapoosa County Commission

• Harris Barrett School and Alumni

• The People’s Funeral Home

• Star Mindingall Water Authority

• Tuskegee Institute High School Class of 1976

• Tuskegee Institute High School Class of 1974

• Alabama Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc.

• Golden Life Center Ministry of Greater Saint Mark Missionary Baptist Church

• Alabama State Leadership Conference of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.-Alpha Xi Zeta Chapter, Tuskegee

• McKenzie’s Funeral Home, Inc.

• Alabama League of Municipalities

• Aviation Council of Alabama

• Friends of Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

• Stoneage Mass Reunion

• Macon County Republican Party

• Tuskegee Institute High School Class of 1970

• Town of Franklin

• Town of Shorter

• AMEA, Alabama Municipal Electric Authority

• World Conference of Mayors

• Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance (HBTSA)

• Town of Notasulga

• Macon County Farmers Federation (Executive Board)

• Macon County Chapter, Alabama New South Coalition

• Macon County Democratic Conference, an Affiliate of the Alabama Democratic Conference

• Tuskegee Historic Preservation Commission

• Macon County-Tuskegee Public Library Board of Trustees

• First Friday Night Supper Club at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

• Loretta’s University Cleaners


• Tuskegee National Alumni Association

• Tuskegee University Local Alumni Club

• Alabama County Commission Association

• Utilities Board of Tuskegee (UBT)

• Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

• Tuskegee University Alumni Club

• Macon County Commission

• Macon County Board of Education


• City of Tuskegee

• National Bar Association

• The Tuskegee News

• Alabama House of Representatives

• Macon County Economic Development Authority

• Alabama Senate

• Governor Kay Ivey

• Alabama Commerce Department

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