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Tuskegee Airmen

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  • Tuskegee Airmen honored at Winter Haven library

     
    Here's an idea for a history-oriented road trip: On Nov. 6, Fantasy of Flight and the Polk County Library Cooperative are hosting “Meet Tuskegee Airman George Hardy,” an education program and screening of the documetary “Silver Wings...
  • Ten hut! Richard Blumenthal and the Semper Fib syndrome

     
    Connecticut’s Democratic attorney general is not the first person to fall in love with a man in uniform – himself. And he won’t be the last. Richard Blumenthal admitted to misstating his military record when he referred to his service in the Vietnam...
  • 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...
  • Tuskegee Airman William Holloman Dead At 85

    Tuskegee Airman William Holloman Dead At 85
    William H. Holloman, a Tuskegee airman in World War II who also served in Vietnam, has died at age 85. The Tuskegee Airmen association said Thursday that Holloman died Friday at Valley Medical Center in Renton after suffering a heart attack. He was a St....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Weekend outlook: Huey Lewis and the brews, Universal Mardi Gras

    Weekend outlook: Huey Lewis and the brews, Universal Mardi Gras
    Looks like the slow season has quickly faded at our theme parks and attractions. Two major multi-week festivals open this weekend, plus some new arrivals and activities are available. Here's a brief look. + Bands, Brew & BBQ begins Saturday at SeaWorld...
  • New Smyrna Beach balloon festival back for fourth year

    New Smyrna Beach balloon festival back for fourth year
    New Smyrna Beach looks to put on another successful hot-air balloon and air show as an estimated 30,000 visitors will attend the fourth annual New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest. The event features hot-air balloon, helicopter and airplane rides, balloon...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Red Tails' review: "Corny" and "phony" shouldn't describe a movie about real WWII heroism

    'Red Tails' review: "Corny" and "phony" shouldn't describe a movie about real WWII heroism
    *1/2 (out of four) Unlike its TV commercial, “Red Tails” thankfully features no dubstep music. (Besides, everyone knows WWII pilots were mostly into chillwave.) It’s one of the few things the movie does right. Dramatizing the program...