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Capt Charles William Tate
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TUSKEGEE AIRMEN-The history of this Fighter Gunnery Competition is told in “The Last Hurrah” by Harry T. Stewart, Jr. who was one of the pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group participating in the competition. After the 332nd Fighter Group won the competition...the Record and Trophy were mysteriously lost until Mr. Stewart began to research why each and every year the Air Force Almanac listed the winner of the 1949 Fighter Gunnery Competition (i.e., the U. S. Air Force's very first "Top Gun Competition") as unknown.The record was corrected in 1995, however the trophy remained missing until 2004, when it was discovered in a storage room at the United States Air Force Museum. (Please transfer any Tuskegee Airmen you have to the Cemetery Manager--->
- pm
 Added: Oct. 24, 2016
 
God bless you, you made a difference in so many ways-
- Debbie
 Added: Jun. 30, 2014
 

- Daniel Kelley
 Added: Nov. 16, 2013
 

- Lance
 Added: Jul. 24, 2012
 

- Veterans Day Blessings
 Added: Nov. 11, 2010
 
Early Angel Day Blessings Sir!
- Random Act of Kindness
 Added: Nov. 10, 2010
 

- Pamela Cullen Matteson
 Added: Oct. 22, 2009
 

- Brid
 Added: Oct. 20, 2009
 

- alwaysalice
 Added: Oct. 20, 2009
 

- TomDuse
 Added: Oct. 19, 2009
 
Thank You For Your Service To Our Country...Rest In Peace Captain Tate!
- Joan
 Added: Oct. 19, 2009
 

- Mandy
 Added: Oct. 19, 2009
 
Sleep in heavenly peace brave one
- Ellen, Geri Ellen & Barbi Neumann
 Added: Oct. 19, 2009
 

- TLH
 Added: Oct. 19, 2009
 

- GYPSY & HOLLY
 Added: Oct. 18, 2009
 

- Genevieve Coyne
 Added: Oct. 18, 2009
 
God Bless You, Charles. Rest In Peace.
- Robert D'Ambrosio
 Added: Oct. 18, 2009
 
Capt. Tate, You are thought of today on your Birthday. Rest in peace.
- New York Historian
 Added: Oct. 18, 2009
 

- Gracie's Grammy
 Added: Oct. 18, 2009
 
America -- home of the free because of the brave. ~Unknown~
- Wayne L. Osborne
 Added: Oct. 18, 2009
 

- John Picarello
 Added: Oct. 18, 2009
 
Remembering you on this D-Day Anniversary {†}
- 1 who lives In Christ sleeps In Christ.💕
 Added: Jun. 6, 2009
 
This Memorial Day, let us remember that our freedom did not come without a price. Without the sacrifices of the many brave men and women who died for our nation, we would not enjoy the liberty we know today.To all the men and women who served to give me the freedom I have today, thank you and God Bless. You are not forgotten by my family!
- Jayme Ann
 Added: May. 25, 2009
 
Rest in Peace, Charles William. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: May. 25, 2009
 
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves. Romans 12:10
- 1 who lives In Christ sleeps In Christ.💕
 Added: May. 24, 2009
 
You are greatly to be admired. Rest in peace.....anet
- Paddington
 Added: Apr. 24, 2009
 
No One Knows the Day or Hour ~~ Therefore you also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.† Matthew 24:44
- 1 who lives In Christ sleeps In Christ.💕
 Added: Apr. 24, 2009
 
Blessings to a Hero
- Barbara in California
 Added: Apr. 20, 2009
 

- Carolyn from Washington State
 Added: Apr. 13, 2009
 

- Paddington
 Added: Apr. 10, 2009
 
Praise the Lord for your bravery. Janet
- Paddington
 Added: Mar. 29, 2009
 

- Valencia Asia Angel of Mine 🎄
 Added: Mar. 27, 2009
 
May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!
- 1 who lives In Christ sleeps In Christ.💕
 Added: Mar. 14, 2009
 

- Bluejean♥Blessed w/Memories
 Added: Feb. 17, 2009
 
Sir, Thank you for your service to our country, you are one of the "Greatest Generation".
- Dorine Hagarman
 Added: Feb. 5, 2009
 

- Nan
 Added: Dec. 4, 2008
 

- John
 Added: Aug. 2, 2008
 

- Erwin
 Added: Jul. 23, 2008
 
Thank you Sir, for defending our Country
- Marge
 Added: Jul. 17, 2008
 

- Carol Ann & Tommy Griffin
 Added: Jul. 13, 2008
 
Thank you. Rest in peace.
- EastTexan
 Added: Jul. 11, 2008
 
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO YOUR COUNTRY.MAY YOU REST IN PEACE
- ARMYBRATGIRL
 Added: Jul. 10, 2008
 
Deepest respects, sir. Thank you for your service to America. A special thank you to all the Tuskegee Airmen for allowing my big brother to come home safe from Europe. Your group escorted the B-24's he was a crew member of many times to their bombing targets during World War 2.
- grainne
 Added: Jul. 9, 2008
 
May God Bless You and keep you Captain (CPT) Charles Tate
- Steve Perry
 Added: Jun. 28, 2008
 
Rest in Peace, Captain Tate. I am leaving you the patch of your 99th Fighter Squadron. Thank you for your dedicated service to our nation. You are a true American hero.
- Michael W. Mowrey
 Added: Jan. 21, 2007
 
Rest in Peace, Captain Tate.
- Eamonn
 Added: Sep. 19, 2006
 
 
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