Col. Cory Mendenhall (right), a Bonners Ferry, Idaho, native, and commander of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, presents a coin to retired Lt. Col. Granville Coggs at Hood Army Airfield, Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 21. Coggs, one of an estimated 50 remaining Tuskegee Airmen – the first all African-American pursuit squadron based in Tuskegee, Ala., in 1941 – was a guest speaker during the III Corps and 1st Air Cav. Brigade's equal opportunity offices’ “Strength through Equality” Black History Month observance.
|Date Posted:||02.25.2014 17:12|
|Location:||FORT HOOD, TX, US|
|Hometown:||BONNERS FERRY, ID, US|
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