- Associated Press - Saturday, February 13, 2016

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - One of the Tuskegee Airmen is speaking at a Black History Month event in Frederick.

Retired Army Air Forces Col. Charles McGee is the featured speaker at the event Saturday night, sponsored by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

The Tuskegee Airmen is the nickname of the first African-American unit to fly combat airplanes in World War II.

McGee flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars.

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