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News - September 21, 2012

Tuskegee Airman speaking at Las Positas College

Captured in Italy, he was POW in Poland

Tuskegee Airman retired Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson will speak to students and interested community members at Las Positas College on Oct. 3. Jefferson is best known as a member of the 332nd P-51 Red Tail Fighter Group, celebrated as the "Tuskegee Airmen," and as the author of "Red Tail Captured-Red Tail Free,"his personal World War II story.

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Posted by registered user, mooseturd, a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Oct 3, 2012 at 8:15 pm

I went to see and hear Col. Jefferson. He is an amazing man. The moment I liked best was when an audience member challenged him about what he did for civil rights. His response was, "I marched with Martin King".

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:11 pm

Thank you for your service!