March 3, 2023
Gregory Southall: Embracing a legacy of service at JBAB
JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING, Washington, D.C. —
One of the great competitive edges the U.S. Air Force has over their adversaries is the excellence of their Airmen, past and present, particularly those who weren’t afraid to break barriers. Gregory Southall, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron chief of infrastructure, is acutely aware of this history and progression, not only as a Black man but also as the grandson of a Tuskegee Airman.
Southall and his family grew up hearing about the service of his grandfather, the late U.S. Air Force Maj. Clarence Gordon Southall. Service to the country became a family business.