Brig. Gen. Twanda E. Young, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army’s Human Resources Command, delivers remarks during a Feb. 24 ceremony held at Fountain Baptist Church in Summit, New Jersey, to recognize U.S. Army Air Forces Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson’s military service. Dickson was a Tuskegee Airman declared missing in action after his plane crashed in Europe in December 1944. Dickson’s remains were identified in November 2018 using the latest DNA tests, making him the first to be identified out of more than two-dozen Tuskegee Airmen declared MIA during World War II.
190224-A-VX676-005.JPG Photo By: Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris

SUMMIT, N. J. - Brig. Gen. Twanda E. Young, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army’s Human Resources Command, delivers remarks during a Feb. 24 ceremony held at Fountain Baptist Church in Summit, New Jersey, to recognize U.S. Army Air Forces Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson’s military service. Dickson was a Tuskegee Airman declared missing in action after his plane crashed in Europe in December 1944. Dickson’s remains were identified in November 2018 using the latest DNA tests, making him the first to be identified out of more than two-dozen Tuskegee Airmen declared MIA during World War II.


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