Recounting the years as a Tuskegee Airman

History was seen through the eyes of Air Force Lt. Col. John Mulzac, a decorated WWII volunteer fighter-pilot and Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn resident, who was the guest-of-honor Wednesday, April 6 at the Bed-Stuy YMCA for the taping of a Black Entertainment Television (BET) historical documentary.

The YMCA hosted an in-depth interview with the decorated Tuskegee Airman, conducted by BET TV host and Emmy Award-winning journalist, Ed Gordon.

Col. Mulzac, a member of the Bed-Stuy YMCA, recounted his years as a volunteer fighter pilot during WWII, as a member of the famous Tuskegee Airmen and as a commercial pilot.

The colonel displayed the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor awarded to him in 2006 and spoke about the struggles of his famous unit.

The event took place in the community room at Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA, and was free .

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