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  • Robert Searcy dies at 88; member of Tuskegee Airmen in World War II

    Robert Searcy dies at 88; member of Tuskegee Airmen in World War II
    Robert Searcy, a member of the all-black group of World War II servicemen known as the Tuskegee Airmen and a longtime resident of Los Angeles, died of colon cancer Sept. 7 at his granddaughter's home in Atlanta. He was 88. Searcy was born in Mount...
  • The Tuskegee Airmen

    The Tuskegee Airmen
    The Tuskegee Airmen were dedicated, determined young men who enlisted to become America's first black military airmen, at a time when there were many people who thought that black men lacked intelligence, skill, courage and patriotism. They came from...
  • Tuskegee Airmen Visit Seattle's Museum of Flight

    Tuskegee Airmen Visit Seattle's Museum of Flight
    People visiting Seattle's Museum of Flight Sunday were in for a rare treat. Three of our country's first African American military airmen spoke abou ttheir experiences flying long-range missions to Berlin during World War II. Those appearing on today's...
  • Remembering The Fallen: Memorial Day Events

    Remembering The Fallen: Memorial Day Events
    Local services and celebrations for fallen military members taking place Monday. 10 am: Nisei Veterans Committee service with Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke at Lake View Cemetery in Seattle 10 am: Service at Sumner Cemetery 10 am: Parade in...
  • Military figures

    Military figures (our listing of deaths from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may be found at http://projects.latimes.com/wardead) Army Lt. Gen. Robert Haldane, 83; led battalion that found the infamous Cu Chi tunnels during the Vietnam War (March 5)...
  • From Chicago to Washington for the inauguration

    At 86, Hilton Joseph says his chest tightens up whenever he walks a long distance or exerts himself. But his legs are still sturdy and strong, and when President-elect Barack Obama is sworn in Tuesday, Joseph said, he'll push himself to make it to the...
  • 'ER' Admits Courtney B. Vance

    Angela Bassett will likely not miss her husband too much when she's working on "ER" this season. He'll be on set with her. Courtney B. Vance, Bassett's real-life spouse, has taken a recurring role for the NBC drama's 15th and last season. He'll be...
  • TNT Thinks Cuba Gooding Jr. Is 'Gifted'

    Cuba Gooding Jr. has taken his first TV role in more than a decade, signing on to star in a movie for TNT. Gooding will play the title role in "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story," a biography of neurosurgeon and best-selling author Ben Carson. The...
  • Now - November 1: Journey to Flight: A Salute to the Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen fought on many battlefields, foreign and domestic yet were under acknowledged and under appreciated. As the surviving Tuskegee Airmen were saluted by their newest Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama, riding past his Inaugural...
  • Profile: John P. Ellis

    On occasion, the parents involved in the lawsuit to desegregate Orange County schools would meet at the house of John P. Ellis, whom everybody called J.P. The house — designed and built by Ellis — was unlike any other. Three sides of the...
  • Robert Searcy, member of Tuskegee Airmen and longtime L.A. resident, dies at 88

     
    Times staffer Molly Hennessy-Fiske's obituary on Robert Searcy, a member of the all-black group of World War II servicemen known as the Tuskegee Airmen and a longtime resident of Los Angeles, is posted. Here's an excerpt: Searcy was born in......