Charles William Ledbetter (April 5, 1922 – July 23, 2003) was one of the Tuskegee Airmen, retiring from the United States Air Force as a Master Sergeant after 30 years active service. During his tenure, he participated in World War II, the Korean War (where he flew night missions on B-26 bombers as an engineer and gunner as part of the 3rd Bomb Wing), and in Vietnam.
On June 9, 2007, Ledbetter was posthumously honored with the Congressional Gold Medal.
He is interred at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California.
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