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Bust of Tuskegee Airman on display at Coast airport

Dorothy Roberts, daughter of the colonel, opened the ceremony. (Photo source: WLOX News) Dorothy Roberts, daughter of the colonel, opened the ceremony. (Photo source: WLOX News)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

A new bust will be on display at the Gulfport- Biloxi International Airport, in honor of Colonel Lawrence E. Roberts, a Tuskegee Airman.

Roberts was a founding board member of the John C. Robinson Brown Condor Association. The bust was unveiled during a ceremony Wednesday afternoon, which included local dignitaries and Roberts' family.

It will be displayed along side two other busts of Colonel John C. Robinson and Lt. Jeremiah J. O'Keefe. 

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