An American trailblazer who served his nation even within the face of adversity is hoping you will assist him have fun his a centesimal birthday.
Ret. Sgt. Victor Butler is among the many Black pilots and airmen who made historical past combating in World Battle II. WJAR-TV reviews he’s believed to be the final surviving Tuskegee Airman in Rhode Island.
Butler served as a mechanic in Tuskegee, Alabama, engaged on the legendary planes whereas coping with racism, the report says.
“Being in Tuskegee, Alabama, it wasn’t very acceptable to white folks for Black troopers to be strolling round,” he instructed the information station.
Whereas Butler is embellished with awards, cash and plenty of accomplishments, he is hoping folks throughout the nation can ship him a birthday card to have fun his large day on Could 21.
“Oh, I am going to learn each one in all them,” Butler mentioned.
If you need to ship Butler a birthday card, mail it to:
Victor W. Butler
C/O Gary Butler
P.O. field. 3523
Cranston, RI 02910