Captain Roscoe Brown, past president of Bronx Community College and Commanding Officer of the 100th fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, will deliver the keynote address at the Gand Gala on Saturday night. Roscoe Brown, Jr. joined the Air Corps shortly after graduation from Springfield College. Upon training at the Tuskegee facilities, he joined the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group in Italy, which he would later command.

The event aviation print, "24 March 1945" illustrates Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. flying his P-51D in escort of the B-17G "Big Yank" and her captain, Lt. Bill S. Strapko.

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