Tuskegee Airmen

One of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen has died. Lt. Col. Robert Friend, who flew 142 combat missions in World War II passed away on Saturday from sepsis. He was 99 years old. Friend was a member of the Airmen, an elite group of African-American military pilots who fought the Nazis during the Second World War, […]

Willie Rogers, who also served with the Red Tail Angels, passed away from complications from a previous stroke.

Brown flew in 68 combat missions for the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots in U.S. history, but he was also a committed to public service as an educator and university leader.

Milton Crenchaw, a flight instructor who trained the Tuskegee Airmen, has died. https://t.co/5SaFgJwSnV pic.twitter.com/k0cvK4SYsm — Dothan Eagle (@dothaneagle) November 18, 2015 Milton Crenchaw, one of…

Police in St. Louis are searching for suspects who robbed and carjacked a 93-year-old Tuskegee airman in two separate incidents Sunday. The first incident occurred when…

Retired Lt. Col. Luke J. Weathers Jr., a member of World War II’s legendary Tuskegee Airmen died in Tucson at age 90. He will be buried with full honors at Arlington National Cemetery. Weathers was credited with downing two German fighter planes that attacked Army Air Forces bombers he was escorting. “People should know this […]