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Tuskegee Airmen to Be Honored by Atlanta City Council Today

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In honor of the 70th anniversary of the creation of the nation's first all Africa-American pursuit squadron, the Atlanta City Council will recognize the surviving Tuskegee Airmen

The city will issue a proclamation in their honor and hold a reception.

Of the seventeen Tuskegee Airmen who live in Atlanta, eleven will be present for Monday's event.

Council member Michael Julian Bond led the effort to honor the airmen.

Jamie Cox December 05, 2011 at 04:06 PM
Wonderful and long due!

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