Charles McGee, brigadier general and one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, dies at 102

#BREAKING Charles McGee, brigadier general and one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, dies at 102

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1/17/2022 1:44:00 AM

BREAKING Charles McGee, brigadier general and one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen , dies at 102

Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen , died Sunday morning in his sleep, according to a family spokesman. He was 102.

Over the course of his historic career, McGee successfully completed 409 air combat missions across three wars, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, serving a total of 30 years of active service. McGee has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including the Congressional Gold Medal in 2007 and the National Business Aviation Association's Meritorious Service to Aviation Award in 2012. He was enshrined into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2011.

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Thank you for your service! May the Lord bless you!!..and I appreciate all you did for our country and I salute you sir. My family was military also..so may your family always be blessed as well!! Ambassadorsindakingdomofheaven True Heroes. Rest in peace my good man. May you rest in peace knowing you were a HERO is our eyes. Fly with the angels Sir!

What a loss. '( I'm sure he was a class act I hope I get to live to 102years.. 👍 thank you for your service🇺🇸 may the Lord have mercy on your soul🕊️ Rest in peace, sir. Your watch is done. America...home of the free because of the brave WHAT A LOST. I HAD THE PLEASURE OF MEETING HIM AT A AMERICAN LEGION- POST 710. RIP.

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He spoke at my wing a few years back, blessed for the visit. May he rest in peace wow 102 such a blessing to this world Rest in Peace! May the Lord bless and comfort your family, friends and caregivers at this time. Amen! Thank you for your service 🖤🙏🏽 May you RIP Sir. Many were safer because of your service. Thank you!

I raise my hand and salute you. May we live by your example. RIP, Sir. 🇺🇸❤️💕 My cousin on my father side of the family who was a Tuskegee Airmen during WWII. He started out as a airplane mechanic and worked up to being a pilot. Never got the chance to meet him. He died either before or shortly after I was born

A true American hero, and icon! THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE AND SERVICE!🙏❤😪💋💔💕🧡💙 Rest in peace hero!🙏🏼

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Thank you for your courage and service, sir. Rest in Peace. Thank You so much for your service! Rest in Peace Rest in peace and thank you for your service 🙏 Respect! 🙏🏾 Thanks for your service RIP 💔 Amazing man. R.I.P.

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Truly… thank you for your service 🇺🇸

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"McGee was a living legend known for his kind-hearted, and humble nature, who saw positivity at every turn," the family said in the statement."He spent the last half century inspiring future generations to pursue careers in aviation, but equally important, he encouraged others to be the best they could be, to follow their dreams, and to persevere through all challenges." Over the course of his historic career, McGee successfully completed 409 air combat missions across three wars, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, serving a total of 30 years of active service. McGee has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including the Congressional Gold Medal in 2007 and the National Business Aviation Association's Meritorious Service to Aviation Award in 2012. He was enshrined into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2011. Today, we lost an American hero. Charles McGee, Brigadier General and one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airman, passed at the age of 102. While I am saddened by his loss, I'm also incredibly grateful for his sacrifice, his legacy, and his character. Rest in peace, General.