Col. George M. Boyd speaks during honors ceremony

May 24, 2012 | 7:54 p.m. CDT

*An earlier version of this caption misstated Boyd's role with the Tuskegee Airmen.

Col. George Boyd speaks at Military Recognition Day and presents the Col. Charles E. McGee Scholarship on Thursday on Bass Commons at Columbia College. *Boyd was an original Tuskegee Airman. Boyd retired as a major in the U.S. Air Force; his designation of colonel is with the Civil Air Patrol.

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