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  • Tuskegee airman from Indiana battles cancer

    One of Indiana's last surviving members of World War II's history-making Tuskegee Airmen says he won't be able to attend President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration because he's battling stomach cancer. Eighty-nine-year-old Walter Palmer of...
  • Tribute Honors African American Veterans

    MUSKEGON - In honor of Black History month, a special ceremony was held at the Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum to recognize African American veterans that served our country. Many of the veterans at Friday night's ceremony served during World War...
  • Mekhi Phifer Guest Stars on LIE TO ME

    Beginning Wednesday, May 6, Mekhi Phifer will guest star on "Lie To Me"  for two episodes.  The series is the No. 1 new show of the season among adults 18-49 year olds.  Phifer will play Ben Reynolds, an FBI agent who will be tracking down a serial...
  • Still Flying High

    The wings of freedom tour brought vintage planes and legendary fighters to Dallas today. One of the original Tuskegee Airmen was also there. The group became America's first african-american military pilots. The year is 1944 and the first groups of...
  • 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...
  • Movie review: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian -- 3 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian -- 3 out of 5 stars
    The warm moments rise from the real history sampled in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. The kid-friendly thrills come from the special effects -- the monsters, mannequins, artifacts and paintings that come to life in this sequel to Night at...
  • 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian'

    I admit it: I was a little tough on the first "Night at the Museum." My son and I disagree all the time on movies, yet I suppose it took his delight in the film's simple but surefire premise (to preteens especially) to make me reconsider. Also, repeated...
  • 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...
  • Tuskegee Airmen: American Heroes In Our Own Backyard

    Tuskegee Airmen: American Heroes In Our Own Backyard
    There are only about 60 Tuskegee Airmen still living and about half a dozen of them live here in Washington State. One of them is Lt. Col. Bill Holloman. Holloman says, "We started out in 1941 as an experiment because the War Department didn't believe we...