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Tuskegee Airmen

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  • Congresswoman Schakowsky to Honor Tuskegee Airman and Evanston Native Fred Hutcherson, Jr.

     
    A Congressional Gold Medal replica will be awarded posthumously on June 18th by Illinois, 9th District Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky to Fred Hutcherson, Jr. in honor …...
  • Compass Rose Diner at Fantasy of Flight has a new chef

     
    Compass Rose Diner at Fantasy of Flight has a new chef. Chef Cory Reynolds spent two years under the direction of the award-winning chef David Tallent at Restaurant Tallent in Bloomington, Ind. and received an Associate's degree from the Chef's Academy in...
  • Movie Preview: Red Tails

     
    Here's the long-promised Tuskegee Airmen bio-drama that George Lucas is putting into theaters next Jan. 20. “Red Tails” has some decent digital dogfight footage, a corny-weepy speech or two by Terrence Howard, a bit of swagger from Cuba...
  • Influences: Trumpet player, bandleader, composer Terence Blanchard

     
    Influences: Trumpet player, bandleader and film composer Terence Blanchard by Nate Jackson...
  • Take flight to an air and space museum

    Take flight to an air and space museum
    People with a fondness for airplanes can find a lot to like when they visit Southern California, where there are plenty of opportunities to see historic aircraft up-close and personal. In some cases, they'll see a lot more than just aircraft. If you...
  • Mesa Musings: Center seat leads to lively talk with Tuskegee Airman

    This is one of those "Guess Who I Sat Next to on the Airplane" stories. Recently, I was on a flight from Baltimore to Orange County. My wife, Hedy, and I had attended our niece's wedding in Boston. We flew from Boston to Baltimore to make our O.C....
  • Mailbag: Ignore the hype and get vaccinated

    Re. "Editorial: It's important to immunize," (Aug. 29): I'm a native of Newport Beach, but live in Washington, D.C. I'm glad the Daily Pilot has sided with overwhelming scientific evidence showing that the benefits of vaccinating children far outweigh the...
  • Family Travel: What To Do When You Are (Inevitably) In Seattle

    Family Travel: What To Do When You Are (Inevitably) In Seattle
    Funny, isn't it, how we grow up someplace and only rarely visit the major attractions? Seattle's Museum of Flight  is a perfect example. The site of many a school field trip during my younger years (mostly because the majority of my schoolmates' fathers...
  • Acclaimed Rose Parade Float Builders Going Out of Business

    Acclaimed Rose Parade Float Builders Going Out of Business
    IRWINDALE (KTLA) -- A highly-revered float builder for the Tournament of Roses Parade is calling it quits. Citing economic woes, Charisma Floats released a statement this week saying they will be ceasing operations and not participating in the 2012...
  • Memorial Day events

    Monday is Memorial Day and there are plenty of events going on around Western Washington. Below is a list of Memorial Day events. (With information from the Everett Herald, the Seattle PI. and the Bellingham Herald)    Arlington American Legion Post...
  • Montford Pointers, Nation's 1st African-American Marines, Honored On Memorial Day

    Montford Pointers, Nation's 1st African-American Marines, Honored On Memorial Day
    Many people have heard of the Tuskegee Airmen, but few have heard of the Montford Point Marines. They're America's first African-American Marines, but were made to train apart from whites in a separate part of Camp LeJeune, North Carolina called...