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  • Black History Month events

    Black History Month events
    February is the observance of Black History Month. Many events and activities take place across the region. This listing of events, in order by locality and date, will be updated throughout the month.   Hampton 17th Annual Black History Program...
  • Alonzo P. Hairston, lawyer

    Alonzo P. Hairston, lawyer
    Alonzo P. Hairston, a retired Baltimore lawyer who was one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died Jan. 30 of a blood clot at ManorCare Health Services in Overland, Kan. The former Original Northwood resident was 94. The son of the Rev....
  • Morrie Turner dies at 90; artist created 'Wee Pals' comic strip

    When Morrie Turner was just a cartoon-doodling kid in Oakland, he wrote a fan letter to the creator of the popular comic strip "Terry and the Pirates." In return, Milton Caniff, who later created "Steve Canyon," sent young Turner a typed, six-page...
  • Air Aces: Military Channel’s new series relives great aerial battles

     
    Air Aces: Military Channel puts viewers in the cockpit of the most storied fighter pilots who fought in some of history's most dangerous aerial battles. Premieres Sunday, Aug. 4, with two back-to-back episodes beginning at 9pm ET/PT. Military Channel...
  • Ned Vaughn resigns from SAG-AFTRA to run as Republican for Assembly

    Ned Vaughn resigns from SAG-AFTRA to run as Republican for Assembly
    In a surprising plot twist in Hollywood's largest labor union, Ned Vaughn, a key figure in the campaign to merge Hollywood's actors unions, is resigning as executive vice president of SAG-AFTRA to run as a Republican candidate for the California Assembly....
  • John W. Rogers Sr., 1918-2014; Tuskegee airman became lawyer, judge

    John W. Rogers Sr., 1918-2014; Tuskegee airman became lawyer, judge
    John W. Rogers Sr. was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and went on to a successful legal career capped by 21 years as a Cook County Juvenile Court judge. "He was an amazing figure who lived his values more clearly than almost...
  • Orlando Science Center: Monument, activities salute Red Tail pilots

    Orlando Science Center: Monument, activities salute Red Tail pilots
    Orlando Science Center will salute the Red Tail pilots, a group of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, with activities building up to a Veterans Day ceremony for a new monument saluting the men. The 12-foot spire, outside the east entrance of the science center,...
  • Burb's Eye View: Burbank presents a banner day for new veterans

     Burb's Eye View: Burbank presents a banner day for new veterans
    The blue banners that line Burbank's streets contain few words, but say volumes about the city's military history. In stark white letters they thank active-duty military personnel, a simple message for those who serve. Take the one honoring Michelle...
  • Don't miss: Red Tail pilots monument at Orlando Science Center

    Don't miss: Red Tail pilots monument at Orlando Science Center
    WHAT: Orlando Science Center will dedicate its monument to the Red Tail pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen on Monday and celebrate the veterans with activities throughout the weekend. The dedication of the 12-foot spire (pictured is a photo illustration)...
  • Veterans Day 2013 TV programming

     
    Veterans Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. On this day in particular, a federal holiday, the nation honors people who have served in armed service. As has become the custom in recent years, on and around Veterans Day 2013, there will...
  • Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry

    Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry
    With a martini in hand, John Cashen was deep in a discussion of military electronics, when a 747 jetliner seemed to float past in slow motion onto LAX's south runway complex. Cashen, who pioneered the radar-evading design of the B-2 Stealth bomber,...