Franklin J. Macon (Frank) was a Documented Tuskegee Airman and dyslexic. He grew up and resided in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Frank belonged to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., Hubert L. "Hooks" Jones Chapter, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to honoring the accomplishments and perpetuating the history of African-Americans who participated in air crew, ground crew and operations support training in the Army Air Corps during WWII; introducing young people across the nation to the world of aviation, aerospace, mathematics, and science through local programs such as the Mile High Flight Program; and, providing annual scholarships and awards to deserving individuals, groups and corporations whose deeds lend support to the goals of Tuskegee Airmen Inc.
Frank's wish was for all kids to live with purpose and conquer their challenges.
What made Frank an expert? Nearly 97 years of life accomplishments and history.
Frank passed away at the age of 97 on November 23, 2020.
Believe in yourself
Use your brain
Be ready to go
Expect to win