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Leslie Edwards Jr.

American military personnel


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From Wikipedia

Leslie Edwards Jr. was trained as an aircraft technician and became a flight chief with the rank of staff sergeant and a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, the famed group of World War II-era African-American military pilots. In 2007 he was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President George W. Bush.

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Tuskegee University

Private, historically black university located in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA