- Name: James Shipley
- Age: 94yrs.
- Service Period: WWII
- Branch: US Army Air Corps
"I wanted to go serve my country”.
– James Shipley
The selfless sacrifice of the Tuskegee Airmen for their country, in spite of segregation faced in that same country, leaves an inspiring legacy of courage and determination for our Nation today. Mr. Shipley's story also demonstrates the teamwork necessary to accomplish such a feat as winning WWII. Just as many roles were required to accomplish this goal, so many roles were required to create the legacy we know as: The Tuskegee Airmen.
This is: "Shipley, a service story".