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On House floor, Gus Bilirakis honors Tuskegee Airman from Pinellas

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Congressman Gus Bilirakis took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday to honor the life and service of Tuskegee Airman Willie Rogers from Pinellas County. Rogers, the oldest remaining Tuskegee Airman from the original 100th Fighter Squadron, died in November. Bilirakis, a Tarpon Springs Republican, represents Florida’s 12th Congressional District, which includes parts of northern Pinellas County. Bilirakis’s full remarks: “Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the life and service of an American hero from St.…

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