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Trailblazers – Honoring Retired Air Force Col. Charles McGee

As part of its celebration of Black History Month, NASA honored retired Air Force Col. Charles McGee at a ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 5, in the James Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters.

McGee, who served as a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II – known at the time as the “Red Tails” – was a career officer in the Air Force and also served during the Korean and Vietnam wars, having flown 409 combat missions during his 30 years of service.

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Run Time 00:47:55
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G
Narrated By Alvin Drew
Featuring Charles McGee