GARY | Funeral services were held Tuesday for Quentin Smith, a decorated Tuskegee Airman, longtime educator and former Gary city councilman.
INDIANAPOLIS | Quentin Smith was a Tuskegee Airman, a former Gary city councilman and a living legend when he died Tuesday at age 94.
Photos of Tuskegee Airman Quentin P. Smith taken over the last few years.
A story in Wednesday's editions incorrectly described Quentin Smith's role in the military. The story should have stated that he served as a bombardier with the Tuskegee Airmen. The Times regrets the error.
GARY | Quentin Smith, one of the last of the Tuskegee Airmen, died Tuesday at the age of 94.
GARY | Saying they wanted to right the wrong done when former Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith's Congressional Gold Medal was stolen, officials on Friday presented him a replacement.
Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith was presented with a replacement Congressional Gold Medal in ceremonies in Gary. His medal was stolen last summer.
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.
Just when you think human nature has sunk to its nadir, someone comes along and surprises you with how low a person can go.
A statue of a Tuskegee airman adorns the fireplace mantle in the Gary living froom of Quentin Smith. The 93-year-old served in the all black air division.
Gary's Quentin Smith, 93, right, was one of the local Tuskegee Airmen who inspired George Lucas' new film "Red Tails." He and other airmen, including Shelby Westbrook, left, attended a special advance screening Sunday in Chicago.
Quentin Smith, 93, center in wheelchair, was one of the local Tuskegee Airmen who inspired George Lucas' new film "Red Tails." He and other airmen attended a special advance screening Sunday in Chicago.
Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith, of Gary, talks about being a member of that elite group of World War II fighter pilots depicted in the new movie "Red Tails." He's holding a photo of a Tuskegee airman statue at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith, 93 of Gary, right, and Commemorative Tuskegee Airman Henry Tyson, of East Chicago, attended an advance screening of "Red Tails" on Sunday in Chicago.
Quentin Smith, 93, talks about his service in the Tuskegee Airmen while at his home in Gary. The World War II unit is the subject of the new George Lucas film "Red Tails."
GARY | Quentin Smith describes the new George Lucas film "Red Tails" as "a movie meant to keep an important story and message alive for future generations to know and learn from."
Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith, of Gary, attends an advanced screening of George Lucas' "Red Tails."
Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith talks about being a member of that elite group of WWII fighters.
Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith says he is thankful for all who helped to replace his stolen Congressional Gold Medal. The medal was stolen during a burglary at his home last summer.
Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith talks in January 2012 about being a member of that elite group of WWII fighters. Smith died Tuesday at the age of 94.
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