BHM COS 2-26-13_060
Photo Credit: DJ Montoya (SMDCARSTRAT)
Lt. Col. Karen J. Roe (center), commander of the 53rd Signal Battalion (SATCON), presents retired Air Force Capt. Samuel C. Hunter, Jr., long time member of the Colorado Hubert L. "Hook" Jones Chapter of The Tuskegee Airmen, with a 53rd Signal Bn. coin, as Command Sgt. Major Oree J. White, Jr. (far right), from the battalion looks on. Hunter was one of four chapter members (all retired Air Force) who gave stirring accounts of the struggles and triumphs of racial integration in the military during and after World War II as part of the 1st Space Brigade's first Black History Month program at the 1st Space Brigade headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., Feb. 26.
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