CJCS, Team Shaw, Sumter community honor Tuskegee Airmen in historic P-51 dedication

David Merchant, Sumter mayor, right, greets Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. CQ Brown Jr., left, during a Tuskegee Airmen Monument dedication ceremony at Veterans Park in Sumter, S.C., Feb. 9, 2024. Brown, the ceremony’s keynote speaker, was stationed at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., from November 1999 to June 2003, and served in a variety of roles such as F-16 Fighting Falcon instructor pilot, assistant operations officer and commander of the 55th, 78th and 79th Fighter Squadrons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kelsey Owen)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Kelsey Owen
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