Robert T. McDaniel
Robert T. McDaniel was a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, the elite African-American pilots who flew during World War II. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943 and trained as a pilot and bombardier at the Tuskegee Institute, going on to serve as a flight officer with the 477th bombardier group. After the war, McDaniel became a math teacher, later serving as a school counselor, vice principal, and principal. He was one of a handful of Tuskegee Airmen still surviving in 2019, out of the hundreds who served in World War II.