Tuskegee Airmen Remembered

I have a friend, Aldee “Al” Miller, who was briefly a Tuskegee Airman – http://tuskegeeairmen.org/. Once they figured out he was color-blind, he was disqualified. He related to me the story of how he learned how to cheat the system so he didn’t appear to have color-blindness. This post is to honor his service and the service of other Tuskegee Airmen. He was 95 in May 2014 and still going strong from the newspaper article that was published about him. I lost touch with him after the death of his wife in March 2013. A YouTube video of Al: STFH: Aldee Miller: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3SekLx-jAE (about 19:03 minutes long). A local newspaper article where Al is being presented the Congressional Gold Medal: https://www.kansas.com/news/article1144207.html. McConnell Air Force Base article on Al: https://www.mcconnell.af.mil/News/Article/765984/tuskegee-airman-awarded-medal/. If you aren’t familiar with the Tuskegee Airmen, it’s not too late to learn about them.

 

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