On Veterans Day, the Defense Department salutes those who have served and sacrificed for America’s freedom.
Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee, who served in Word War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War, died peacefully in his sleep, according to a Tuskegee Airmen Inc. news release. He was 102 years old.
Mike Sullivan was a Marine Corps infantryman during the Vietnam War who later covered the Persian Gulf War as a journalist.
The Defense Department recently launched the Military In Lasting Tribute webpages to honor service members who died while serving on active duty.
The 12th Flying Training Wing helped a Tuskegee Airman, retired Brig. Gen. Charles E. McGee, celebrate his 102nd birthday.
James Earl Jones is an actor whose deep bass voice is one of the most recognized in Hollywood, but before he achieved fame as an actor, he was an Army officer.
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