Posted by: Jacqui Murray | November 13, 2013

Wednesday Hero: John Edward Allen

John Edward AllenJohn Edward Allen
U.S. Air Force 89 years old from Rio Rancho, New Mexico

John Edward Allen, a New Mexico veteran who served as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II and later earned honors for his Air Force service during the Vietnam War, died July 29th after a long battle with cancer.

The NAACP Albuquerque Chapter President Harold Bailey said Allen died from multiple myeloma. He was 84.You can read more about John E. Allen here

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the freedoms we get to enjoy everyday. For that, I am proud to call them Hero.
We Should Not Only Mourn These Men And Women Who Died, We Should Also Thank God That Such People Lived

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