Charles McGee

February 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Oldest Living Tuskegee Airman McGee Honored by County Council

Montgomery County councilmembers Will Jawando and Craig Rice presented former Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee with a proclamation in his honor Tuesday during a council session.  #HappeningNow: Councilmembers @willjawando and @RicePolitics are recognizing Mr. Charles McGee, the oldest living member of Tuskegee Airmen, and presenting a proclamation in honor of his legacy. pic.twitter.com/hyZ8dT3oJi — Montgomery Council […]

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February 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 25 in Montgomery County

Happy Mardi Gras to those celebrating! It’s Tuesday, Feb. 25 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets at 9 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room, located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. Here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting. Notably, the council […]

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February 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 12 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Feb. 12 and it’s the late President Abraham Lincon’s birthday. Make sure you wear a large hat to celebrate. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation with Oldest Living Tuskegee Airman: In honor of Black History Month, Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, the oldest living Tuskegee Airman, is sharing […]

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February 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Tuskegee Airman, Bethesda Resident Continues Dream Week with NASA Honor

Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, a former Tuskegee Airman and Bethesda resident, is having a very memorable week. Sunday he took part in the Super Bowl pregame coin toss ceremony, Tuesday night he was recognized by President Trump at the State of the Union Address and Wednesday, the 100 year-old was honored at NASA Headquarters in […]

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February 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Charles McGee on Receiving Honors at Super Bowl, State of the Union

Former Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee was honored Feb. 5 at NASA Headquarters during a Black History Month program about the general. McGee was recently appointed to Brigadier General by President Donald Trump and was recognized during the State of the Union Address on Feb. 4. McGee said “it was a real thrill” to be honored […]

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February 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Tuskegee Airman from Bethesda Honored with Super Bowl Coin Toss

Col. Charles McGee, 100-year-old former Tuskegee Airman and Bethesda resident, participated in the 54th Super Bowl coin toss on Feb. 2.  The @49ers win the toss and elect to defer. The @Chiefs will take the ball to start the game. 📺: #SBLIV | 6:30pm ET on FOX📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports app pic.twitter.com/xrd6RIQ7Qo — […]

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January 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Rinde Homenaje a Héroes Afro-Americanos

La Comisión de Asuntos de Veteranos del Condado de Montgomery honrará a nueve miembros del servicio militar y veteranos del Condado durante el Mes de la Historia Afro-Americana. Los homenajes se exhibirán en el Gran Salón Buffalo Soldiers en el Edificio Cívico Silver Spring. En el homenaje se incluirán fotos, logros e información sobre los […]

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January 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Tribute to Nine County Heroes in Honor of Black History Month

The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs will be honoring nine County military service members and veterans during Black History Month. The tributes will be displayed in Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The tributes will include photos, accomplishments, and information on the service members and veterans. The County service members […]

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December 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

U.S. to Promote Tuskegee Airman, a Bethesda Resident, to Brigadier General

A Bethesda resident who was one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen of World War II could be promoted to brigadier general in the next Defense Department budget, after a request by U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Anthony Brown. Charles E. McGee retired as a colonel after a 30-year career. Now 100, McGee completed […]

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