Col. R.J. Lewis is a second generation Tuskegee Airman. From his interaction with the Tuskegee Airmen and his time in the military, he learned many life lessons. His message to youth consists of 5 "P's" for Success: 1. Always have a Purpose and a Plan. 2. Prepare yourself in school. 3. Develop Passion for what you choose to do in life. 4. Persevere; do NOT give up! 5. When the door of opportunity opens; step in, take charge, and then Perform to the best of your abilities. The Tuskeegee Airmen were honored on the 2012 AT&T Alabama African American History Calendar.