29 Oct '13, 7am

Oldest living #Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw celebrates 104th birthday #veterans #military

An impeccably dressed Walter Crenshaw beamed from his wheelchair Sunday at the Veterans Home of California — West Los Angeles as he looked out at a sea of familiar faces. The oldest living documented original Tuskegee Airmen member turned 104 years old on Sunday and was celebrating with more than 100 fellow veterans, friends and family who had come from around the country to honor him. “I wish my momma could see me now,” Crenshaw said to hearty laughter, after asking for the microphone in the middle of a slide show that included old family and military photos of the Tuskegee airman, who was trained as a tailor in high school. “This is a thanks to one and all. Love, love, love. Keep yourselves together. Be nice to one another. Let love control your lives.” The famed Tuskegee Airmen became America’s first black military airmen during World War II. Crenshaw — who was statione...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/oldest-living-tuskeg...

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