Col. Paul L. Green, one of the Tuskegee Airmen — the legendary black pilots who escorted U.S. aircraft during World War II — has died in a senior care home.
A grateful nation said goodbye Tuesday to another veteran of the “greatest generation.” Captain Claude Robert Platte, Junior, was born in Denison, Texas… grew up in Fort Worth, and later achieved prominence as a pilot and flight instructor with the famed Tuskegee Airmen.
An inspirational exhibit is making a stop at an aviation museum in North Texas, aimed at getting kids of all ages to ‘fly high’ with their dreams.
Members of the Tuskegee Airmen helped open a new exhibit dedicated to them at the Frontiers of Flight Museum at Love Field on Sunday.
Not so very long ago there was a fight to preserve American freedom being waged by a group that was not always given freedom. The Tuskegee Airmen were a band of WWII black pilots who began the breakdown of barriers in the military.