New friends Dr. Harold Brown and Vernon Roen
The traveling exhibit of the Red Tail squadron is expecting two to three thousand people to attend their exhibit this weekend, but Dr. Harold Brown of Port Clinton, retired Lieutenant Colonel of the Tuskegee Airmen, didn’t expect to meet one visitor in particular. Vernon Roen, a B-24 bomber pilot, came to the Red Tail exhibit Thursday with his daughter, Nancy Dunlap. Roen and Brown have had many close encounters before, but this is the first time they have formally met. Roen was escorted by the Tuskegee Airmen three times during his service in WWII.