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Lt. William A. Fuller of the Tuskegee Airmen sits with the plaque he earned from the Oakland County Board of Commissioners in March. Photo by Deb Jacques

March 7, 2012

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners in Pontiac, MI received a plaque in tribute for his service as a Tuskegee Airman.

Fuller, who lives in West Bloomfield and is retired from Chrysler, said he was excited that the county held the ceremony, and he recognized some of the eight other airmen who attended.

“It was really well-done, and I really felt appreciated by it,” he said.

Oakland County Commissioner Shelley Goodman Taub, R-Bloomfield Township, called Fuller an amazing, remarkable man who is strong and sharp-minded to this day.

“It is not only an honor to meet any veteran of World War II, but the Tuskegee Airmen are really special for what they went through,” she said. “The fact that they still went and still served in spite of all the doors closing in their face is just a miracle.”

Learn more about Lt. William A. Fuller in TUSKEGEE AIRMEN PROFILES

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