Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Black History Month conclusion- Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr.

My apologies for not being more involved with my Black History posts in February. I realize it's now March, but life, health, etc. have been in the way. And I could not let this entry go off to the digital ether.

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!