| Feb 1, 2010
Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Lee A. Archer, a Tuskegee Airman considered to be the only black ace pilot, who also broke racial barriers as an executive at a major U.S. company and founder of a venture capital firm, died Wednesday in New York City. He was...
| Apr 17, 2011
Violet Cowden never lost her love of flying, a passion born when she was a young girl envying the hawks soaring above her family's South Dakota farm in the 1920s.
When she was a young first-grade teacher learning to fly out of an airfield in Spearfish,...
| Sep 18, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Times staffer Molly Hennessy-Fiske's obituary on Robert Searcy, a member of the all-black group of World War II servicemen known as the Tuskegee Airmen and a longtime resident of Los Angeles, is posted. Here's an excerpt: Searcy was born in......
| Dec 28, 2008
Military figures (our listing of deaths from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may be found at http://projects.latimes.com/wardead)
Army Lt. Gen. Robert Haldane, 83; led battalion that found the infamous Cu Chi tunnels during the Vietnam War (March 5)...
| Sep 19, 2009
Robert Searcy, a member of the all-black group of World War II servicemen known as the Tuskegee Airmen and a longtime resident of Los Angeles, died of colon cancer Sept. 7 at his granddaughter's home in Atlanta. He was 88.
Searcy was born in Mount...
| Jun 14, 2009
Roger "Bill" Terry, the only member of the all-black group of World War II pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen convicted in what became known as the Freeman Field Mutiny, died of heart failure Thursday at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center....
| Jan 18, 2009
For years, Robert Searcy tried to forget serving as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II. Sometimes, he thought of his service in the segregated military as two years, 10 months and 27 days lost.
He had hoped to become a doctor but enlisted instead at...
| Sep 22, 2002
Prosperity may have bypassed this corner of the Pacific Northwest, but self-styled entrepreneur Earnest James Ujaama sensed opportunity. In the secluded landscape of parched ranch land and rugged volcanic outcroppings, he saw visions of Afghanistan--and a...
| Nov 25, 2013
Deborah Sawyer grew up in Ohio playing sports and was considered a tomboy, but her career inspiration came from mixing her big sister's perfumes and lotions.
"She used to bug me because I was more of a girlie-girl," said her sister, Leslie, recalling...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
In honor of our nation’s military and retired Veterans, local businesses take time to say “thanks” to those who serve our country
Abuelo’s Mexican restaurant will celebrate this Veterans Day with a promotion benefitting...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:52 AM
WHAT: Orlando Science Center will dedicate its monument to the Red Tail pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen on Monday and celebrate the veterans with activities throughout the weekend. The dedication of the 12-foot spire (pictured is a photo illustration)...