Footage of African American men in the military. Begins with Lifting the Veil statue of Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee University in Alabama. CU of engraving: Booker T. Washington 1856-1915. WS of men in uniform marching across a lawn. A man in uniform walks across a path with a young woman. Interior of an engineering classroom with an African American teacher and African American students. Cuts to a man pushing a plane back to align with other planes, a sign says Tuskegee. Cuts to an officer pinning a medal to a black Airmen. Daniel James, Jr., the first black American to reach the rank of four-star general. They shake hands. MCU of a black airmen smiling and waving out his plane window. A plane drives along the tarmac, a black airman puts goggles over his eyes. A plane takes off and flies overhead.