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Congressional Gold Medal Presented to Local Resident by SMC Commander

Lieutenant Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, SMC commander, presents a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to Torrance resident and Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw at the Torrance City Council meeting, July 24. The medal was awarded to the Tuskegee Airmen in 2007 during a ceremony in Washington D.C.; however, Crenshaw, who is 102 years old, was unable to attend. (Photo courtesy of Torrance City Cable)

Lieutenant Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, SMC commander, presents a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to Torrance resident and Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw at the Torrance City Council meeting, July 24. The medal was awarded to the Tuskegee Airmen in 2007 during a ceremony in Washington D.C.; however, Crenshaw, who is 102 years old, was unable to attend. (Photo courtesy of Torrance City Cable)

Lieutenant Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, SMC commander, presents a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to Torrance resident and Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw at the Torrance City Council meeting, July 24. The medal was awarded to the Tuskegee Airmen in 2007 during a ceremony in Washington D.C.; however, Crenshaw, who is 102 years old, was unable to attend. (Photo courtesy of Torrance City Cable)

Lieutenant Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, SMC commander, presents a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to Torrance resident and Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw at the Torrance City Council meeting, July 24. The medal was awarded to the Tuskegee Airmen in 2007 during a ceremony in Washington D.C.; however, Crenshaw, who is 102 years old, was unable to attend. (Photo courtesy of Torrance City Cable)