I agree with Kristine's comment. I am extremely privileged to be a part of the rich heritage my grandfather has left. He is one of the "original" Tuskegee Airmen." He flew 15 combat missions in P-51 Mustangs over Europe during the war as a pilot with the 100th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, which protected Allied bombers. As a granddaughter, who is more than proud of her grandfather and thrilled that these men are finally receiving the honor due them, I am baffled at the number of "so-called" airmen that have come out of the woodwork. What is the glory in receiving recognition for an achievement that you did not make? Beats me!
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