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Tuskegee Airmen receive 27th annual salute

DETROIT — The Tuskegee Airmen were honored with a 27th Salute Reception and Dinner, presented by the Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum, Oct. 27 at The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn.

The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African American pilots and support personnel trained as a squadron during WWII. Today, they have 36 chapters throughout the country.

The event featured an auction, a benediction for Lt. Col. Theodore D. Whitely and several speakers, including youth speaker Limmie Laster.

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