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Titel: Trump Honors Tuskegee Airman in State of the Union Address
Bericht door: Sparkplug op 06/02/2020 | 08:34 uur
Trump Honors Tuskegee Airman in State of the Union Address

Feb. 4, 2020 | By Amy McCullough

President Donald Trump honored Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee during his State of the Union address on Feb. 4, hours after pinning stars on McGee’s shoulders in the Oval Office.

McGee, who turned 100 on Dec. 7, was honorarily promoted from colonel to brigadier general in the 2020 defense policy bill. The Air Force legend served three decades in uniform, launching his career in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

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President Donald Trump participates in the promotion pinning ceremony for State of the Union Gallery guest and Tuskegee Airman, retired Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, on Feb. 4, 2020, in the Oval Office of the White House. White House photo by Shealah Craighead.

https://www.airforcemag.com/trump-honors-tuskegee-airman-in-state-of-the-union-address/