Street Beat: Veteran’s Day

Tom Berlucchi from the Historic Fort Wayne Coalition and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham, CW50)

Tom Berlucchi from the Historic Fort Wayne Coalition and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham, CW50)

First, Thomas Berlucchi, the Chairman of the Historic Fort Wayne Coalition, discusses the significance of the fort to Detroit.

James Mills and Stathen Townsend from the Detroit Buffalo Soldiers and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham, CW50)

James Mills and Stathen Townsend from the Detroit Buffalo Soldiers and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham, CW50)

Then, Veterans James Mills and Stathen Townsend talk about another little known aspect of military history. Mills is the president of the Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Association and Staten is one of the volunteers who manages the horse stable in Detroit at Rouge Park.

Frederick Henry (documented original Tuskegee Airman) and Lt. Col. Lawrence Millben from the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. with Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham, CW50)

Frederick Henry (documented original Tuskegee Airman) and Lt. Col. Lawrence Millben from the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. with Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham, CW50)

Next, Frederick Henry (DOTA – Documented Original Tuskegee Airman) & Lt Col. Lawrence Millben, USAF Ret. discuss the World War II Tuskegee Airmen.

Debi Hollis and Russell Levine from the World War II Legacy Memorial with Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham, CW50)

Debi Hollis and Russell Levine from the World War II Legacy Memorial with Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham, CW50)

Finally, Debra Hollis, President, The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial, and Russell Levine, Vice President, explain Michigan’s contribution in World War II and the memorial that is planned.

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