Noel Parrish

Cullman High School graduate Col. Noel F. Parrish (1909-1987) was the commander at Tuskegee Army Air Field during World War II. The field was the site of basic, advanced, and transitional flight training of the Tuskegee Airmen. Following the war, Parrish attended Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base in the city of Montgomery and achieved the rank of brigadier general before retiring from the Air Force in 1964.

Courtesy of the Air Force Historical Research Agency