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August 20, 2012

SMC commander presents Congressional Gold Medal


Photograph courtesy of Torrance City Cable

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., presents a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to Torrance resident and Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw at the Torrance City Council meeting, July 24. The medal was awarded to the Tuskegee Airmen in 2007 during a ceremony in Washington D.C. However, Crenshaw, who is 102 years old, was unable to attend.




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