Another Great American Gone
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Post By archer51
November 9th, 2012 07:50 PM
Another Great American Gone
America lost another great one today. These men not only broke racial barriers in the military, but their unselfish heroism helped break the back of the German Luftwaffe.
RIP LtCol Carter.
Tuskegee Airman Herbert Carter dead at 95 | theGrio
Retired Lt. Col. Herbert Carter, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, died Thursday at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, according to Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford. He was 95 years old.
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November 9th, 2012 07:57 PM
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November 9th, 2012 09:31 PM
GM just had a big ceremony with the Airmen today.
DETROIT – To commemorate Veterans Day, General Motors is expanding its military discount and welcoming a retired member of the Tuskegee Airmen to Friday’s joint UAW Local 160 Veterans Committee and GM Veterans Affinity Group ceremonies at the GM Technical Center in Warren, Mich.
Previously available only to active duty, reservists, retired service members and their spouses, GM has broadened the discount program – effective immediately – to include veterans within a year after discharge.
“We wanted to accommodate the large numbers of returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan and the impending draw down of service members from all branches,” said Linda Stouffer, GM marketing manager for vehicle purchase programs. “The GM Military Discount Program is just one way we thank the millions of servicemen and women struggling to balance the needs of their families and service to their country.”
GM Expands Military Discount, Welcomes Tuskegee Airman
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God rest his soul.
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November 9th, 2012 09:47 PM
Thanks for sharing this. He'll be in my thoughts this weekend.
November 9th, 2012 10:00 PM
If anyone wants to learn of patriotism above and beyond duty, reead about the Tuskeegee Airmen.
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November 9th, 2012 11:42 PM
Man, forget it!
I had the misfortune of meeting this great mans youngest son and know the reputation of his eldest son and daughter.
It breaks my heart to know how he lived his last years.
Rest easy sir! You deserve it! Thank-you for all you did for this country and your comunity. Words cannot express the gratitude and extreme sadness I feel.
Last edited by hk45c; November 10th, 2012 at 01:23 AM.
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November 9th, 2012 11:53 PM
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November 10th, 2012 12:01 AM
God speed Lt Col Carter. Another one, of America's Greatest Generation, passes onto Eternity. Gone, but never forgotten.
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November 10th, 2012 12:31 AM