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Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith dies at 94

Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith dies at 94

GARY | Quentin Smith, one of the last of the Tuskegee Airmen, died Tuesday at the age of 94.

January 15, 2013 9:31 pm Photos

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VIDEO: Quentin Smith gets his medal

VIDEO: Quentin Smith gets his medal

Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith was presented with a replacement Congressional Gold Medal in ceremonies in Gary. His medal was stolen last summer.

April 20, 2012 9:21 pm
Tuskegee Airman to receive replacement medal Friday

Tuskegee Airman to receive replacement medal Friday

GARY | A 93-year-old member of the Tuskegee Airmen from Gary who had the medal he received for his service stolen from his home last summer will receive a new one Friday, according to U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office.

April 18, 2012 12:45 pm
MARK KIESLING: Medal theft reaches a new low in thievery

MARK KIESLING: Medal theft reaches a new low in thievery

Just when you think human nature has sunk to its nadir, someone comes along and surprises you with how low a person can go.

April 16, 2012 12:00 am
Munster man to be honored at nation's Capitol for service during WWII

Munster man to be honored at nation's Capitol for service during WWII

MUNSTER | A local man will be honored in Washington, D.C., later this month as part of a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring formerly imprisoned Japanese-Americans.

October 18, 2011 6:00 pm
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