Green was one of the hundreds of African-American military pilots who reportedly took part in about 1,500 combat missions and earned 96 Distinguished Flying Crosses.
Two members of the Tuskegee Airmen — the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II — died on the same day. The men, lifelong friends who enlisted together, were 91.
Irma Dryden is one of the last surviving members of the heroic unit in Georgia to receive the prestigious medal.
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Throughout history, America has been involved in countless wars, today we thank those African-American soldiers who fought for our nation.
John Edward Allen, a New Mexico veteran who served as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II and later earned honors for his Air Force service during the Vietnam War, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.