The Talk of TROY – ”The Tuskegee Airmen Hangar & The Heroism of Bennie Adkins” – June 30th, 2023

It’s been over five years since a historical marker at the Troy Municipal Airport was dedicated for a hangar used by the Tuskegee Airmen. We recently spoke with Historian Daniel Hollman about the importance of having this monument in TROY. Producer Justin Blowers reports.
And in 2018, a Vietnam veteran and TROY graduate spoke with us about his autobiography, A Tiger Among Us. Command Sergent Major Bennie G. Adkins died in 2020, but his legacy lives on. Producer Xavier Kennedy reports on Adkins’ heroic actions, which were recognized in 2014 with the medal of honor.


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