Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr. is another big, big achiever. He flew in Vietnam as Col. Robin Olds' executive officer, and like Olds, had also flown in World War 2 and the Korean War (WWII 1/2). His blazing rise would eventually result in earning 4 stars for his flag, and a life of interesting stories no one else can tell, except to say this guy did it all.
Read more about General James at:
His burial at Arlington Cemetary:
This concludes this year's official Black history Month air superiority entries. More to come next time!