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89 years old from Rio Rancho, New Mexico
John Edward Allen, a New Mexico veteran who served as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II and later earned honors for his Air Force service during the Vietnam War, died July 29th after a long battle with cancer.
The NAACP Albuquerque Chapter President Harold Bailey said Allen died from multiple myeloma. He was 84.
You can read more about John E. Allen here