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Loved ones say good-bye to Tuskegee Airman

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Loved ones gathered to say good-bye to one of the original Tuskegee Airmen Saturday.

Julius Calloway passed away Monday at home with family at his side. His funeral took place at Third Central United Christian Church.

Calloway was among 1,000 men who trained in Tuskegee, Alabama during World War II and became the first black pilots in the U.S. military.

Relatives said he will be remembered as a brave pilot who was able to accomplish his goal of flying.

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