Bronx Chamber of Commerce honors remaining Tuskegee Airmen

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce honored the Tuskegee Airmen today with a luncheon just in time for Veterans Day. The airmen were the first African-American

The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American aviators in the U.S. armed forces.

The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American aviators in the U.S. armed forces. (11/7/13)

THE BRONX - The Bronx Chamber of Commerce honored the Tuskegee Airmen today with a luncheon just in time for Veterans Day. The event was also sponsored by AT&T.

The airmen were the first African-American aviators in the U.S. armed forces.

Back in the 1950s, there were 1,000 Tuskegee Airmen. There are now less than 200 remaining.

Veterans Day is this Monday, Nov. 11.

For extended interview with Tuskegee Airman, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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