On Friday, February 16, 2012 individuals of the Hugh J. White Chapter, the Lewis Lynch Tuskegee Airmen Chapters joined distinguished St. Louis and Lambert officials in the re-dedication of the “Black Americans in Flight” Mural at Lambert Airport. Special guest include Solomon Thurman, Mural Artist and Christopher Newman, original Tuskegee Airmen. Photographer was Mr Wiley Price, Photojournalist St. Louis American Newspaper.
Attendees were greeted with a warm reception and an interesting selection of speakers.
top row from left to right
Henderson Smith, USAF Ret Lt Col, MSgt Danita Tyson, Juanita Walker (sister of Clara White), MSgt Robin Rhodes, Solomon Thurman mural artist, Joseph Robinson, USN Ret LCDR, and Yolandea Wood, USAF Ret Major
William Curtis, retired educator and artist, Dr John P. Morgan, USAF Ret Col, Delia Greer, flight nurse Wings of Hope (by the way that organization is a finalist for a Nobel Peace Prize), Ms Clara White (widower of Hugh J. White), Christopher Newman (original Tuskegee Airmen and pictured in mural)