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One of last remaining Tuskegee Airmen dies at 95

By WSFA 12 News

One of the last remaining Tuskegee Airmen has died, according to multiple New York media outlets and his longtime employer, the New York City Police Department.

Lt. Col. Floyd J. Carter, Sr., passed away Thursday at the age of 95.

A native of Yorktown, Virginia, Carter served his country in three wars including WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Additionally, he worked as an NYPD detective for 27 years before retiring in 1980.


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