This meticulously crafted patch proudly displays the years 1963 and 2023, commemorating the monumental 60-year journey since the first black graduates emerged as leaders from the United States Air Force Academy. The names Bush, Payne, & Simms are elegantly inscribed, paying homage to these trailblazers who defied odds. Beneath, a majestic eagle symbolizes their soaring achievements, etching their legacy into history. Wear this patch with pride to honor their courage and celebrate their impact on diversity and leadership.
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