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Floyd J. Carter, A Tuskegee Airman And NYPD Detective, Dies At 95

Carter was one of the last of the Tuskegee Airmen, the famous unit that overcame both internal challenges and enemy fire to serve in World War II.

He spanned history, from serving in the U.S. military despite discrimination in World War II to tours in two more wars — and a long career as a police detective in New York City. But the remarkable life of Floyd J. Carter ended this weekend, at age 95.

Carter was one

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