[Congressional Bills 117th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]
[H.R. 4172 Enrolled Bill (ENR)]


                    One Hundred Seventeenth Congress

                                 of the

                        United States of America

                          AT THE FIRST SESSION

           Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday,
         the fourth day of January, two thousand and twenty-one

                                 An Act

 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient 
 clinic in Aurora, Colorado, as the ``Lieutenant Colonel John W. Mosley 
                              VA Clinic''.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
    (a) Findings.--Congress makes the following findings:
        (1) John Mosley was born on June 21, 1921, in Denver, Colorado.
        (2) In 1945, John Mosley married Edna Mosley.
        (3) During World War II, he joined the famed Tuskegee Airmen 
    and trained as a bomber pilot, serving as one of the first African 
    Americans in that role. He earned the flight qualification of 
    Command Pilot during his service in the United States Air Force. 
    The brave service of the Tuskegee Airmen helped pave the way for 
    integration of the armed services. Edna Mosley worked in the 
    defense industry during the war.
        (4) Upon their return to Colorado, Edna Mosley joined John as a 
    tireless community activist and organizer. Among her many 
    achievements, Edna was elected to three terms as Aurora's first 
    African-American City Council Woman. While on the Council, Mrs. 
    Mosley also served on the Board of Directors of the Fitzsimons 
    Redevelopment Authority, the entity which provided the vision for 
    the development of the University of Colorado Health Sciences 
        (5) After a brief break from military service, John Mosley 
    served during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was an operations 
    officer in Thailand during the Vietnam War.
        (6) John Mosley retired in 1970 as a lieutenant colonel.
        (7) In 2007, Lieutenant Colonel Mosley and the original 
    Tuskegee Airmen received the Congressional Gold Medal from 
    President George W. Bush.
        (8) John and Edna Mosley continued to serve their community 
    long after their retirements, advocating for racial equality, 
    women's rights, veterans' affairs, housing, and education.
    (b) Designation.--The Department of Veterans Affairs community-
based outpatient clinic to be located in Aurora, Colorado, shall after 
the date of the enactment of this Act be known and designated as the 
``Lieutenant Colonel John W. Mosley Clinic''.
    (c) References.--Any reference to such clinic in any law, 
regulation, map, document, record, or other paper of the United States 
shall be considered to be a reference to the Lieutenant Colonel John W. 
Mosley Clinic.

                               Speaker of the House of Representatives.

                            Vice President of the United States and    
                                               President of the Senate.