WCBE Stories
11:31 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Tuskeegee Airmen await formal recognition

Columbus, OH – The Tuskeegee Airmen were instrumental in paving the way for the ultimate desegration of the armed forces in 1948. But the group has been largely ignored in the history books. A ceremony to honor them has been repeatedly postponed. It's now scheduled for March 29th. Hear the experience of Retired Colonel Walter McCreary, one of the Tuskeegee Airmen who flew 89 combat missions in Europe.