We are proud to present the 1st Brig. Gen. Charles McGee #UNITY Award to television broadcaster and trailblazer @RobinRoberts , daughter of #Tuskegee Airman the late Col. Lawrence Roberts, for inspiring and motivating people across the nation every day.

Named for a true gentleman, ret. @usairforce Brig Gen Charles McGee, this annual award is significant recognition of individuals actively working for the betterment of their community and living up to the integrity of Gen McGee and his fellow members of the #GreatestGeneration.
At 101, Gen McGee is one of the last living members of legendary #Tuskegee Airmen, an African-American military aviation group during #WWII. He was stationed in Italy w/ 302d Fighter Squadron 332d Fighter Group, flying his first mission on #ValentinesDay 1944. #OTD 77 years ago.
“Gentle Warrior” Brig. Gen. Charles E. McGee served more than 30 years and flew a total of 409 combat missions in #WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, one of the highest combat totals and one of the longest active-duty careers by any @usairforce fighter pilot in history. #TuskegeeAirmen
Brigadier General Charles E. McGee #UNITY Award inaugural presentation to @RobinRoberts

February 14, 2021 ~ #ValentinesDay


The award ceremony video features testimonials from:

- Chairman of @thejointstaff GEN Mark Milley
- #WWII, Korea & Vietnam veteran #Tuskegee Airman LtCol George Hardy
- @michaelstrahan, co-host, @ABC's @GMA
- @WashingtonNFL President @whoisjwright

#ThankYou #CongratsRobin
The McGee #UNITY award video also features testimonials from:

- @RobinRoberts' siblings Dorothy, Lawrence & Sally-Ann
- Gen. McGee’s children Charlene, Ronald & Yvonne
- #WWII veteran and @NFL @ProFootballHOF Coach Marv Levy
- John Stankey, CEO, @ATT

#ThankYou #CongratsRobin

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