leonard yates

Leonard Yates, 88, is an Original Tuskegee Airman who made a special visit to see a new fan of the Tuskegee Airmen, Quinn Thorne, on his fifth birthday.

*The Tuskegee Airmen’s heroic placement in the annals of American history was revived for a new generation when the movie “Red Tail” hit theatres this year.

Some children had never heard of them before and now that they have the tale, they have new heroes.

Four and a half year old Quinn Thorne, is a new fan of the Tuskegee airmen after seeing the movie with his dad, Glen Thorne, who is a Navy veteran. (more…)