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Decorated Tuskegee Airman to visit Eglin Air Force Base
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE -- One of the most decorated members of the Tuskegee Airmen is visiting Eglin Air Force Base.
James Harvey was the first Black Fighter pilot to fly in the Korean War.
For his bravery. He was awarded the "Distinguished Flying Cross" and 11 air medals.
Harvey was in town to participate in the promotion ceremony for Major Maurice Lee, Commander of the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
"Each of us that finished this program we were striving to be the best. So if you put all these bests together, you've got quite an organization and
That's what we had."
After the ceremony, Harvey got an up close view of Eglin's F-35 Fighter Jets.