Such a great video, story on this famous Tuskegee Airmen veteran who currently lives in Hattiesburg. Give it a short watch.
From the City's Facebook page below:
The Tuskegee Airmen were African-American pilots in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. Martin donated his artwork to honor these World War II heroes and to serve as the backdrop for where many local veterans meet up each day to have breakfast and coffee.
Martin, a retired Hattiesburg resident, has been painting Tuskegee Airmen for more than 20 years. In addition to this local gathering spot for many of our area's veterans, his artwork has also been featured in many notable places, including the Pentagon, the National World War II Museum in New Orleans and in the Mississippi State Capitol.
This dedication kicked off a very full weekend of celebrating our city's Veterans - which will close with the Veterans Day Parade (10 a.m.) and Service (11 a.m.) on Monday, November 11.
For more information ➡️ Veterans Day in Hattiesburg