FAAHPN and United States Colored Troops pay homage to a National Military and Civilian Hero

On February 3, 2016 the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network and Representative Jimmie Smith, Chairman of the House Veteran & Affairs Subcommittee, honored WWII veteran J. J. Corbett, one of the last surviving members of the famous “Triple Nickel” smoke jumpers who served America and helped change the history of racial desegregation in the military along the way.

» CLICK HERE to read the article in the Tallahassee Democrat

View photos below by photographer Bob O’Lary.

Honoring Jordan Corbett

 

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