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Montford Point Marines
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 08/22/2012 - 11:16pm.READ MORE:
Though he's not your typical Montford Pointer, Col. Anthony Caputo was just as much a piece of history as the men he trained. Wednesday, he was honored for his actions and his refusal to only look skin deep. Full story...
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 07/23/2012 - 12:33pm.READ MORE:
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Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 7:49pm.READ MORE:
Decades after Montford Point at Camp Lejeune closed its doors, hundreds of black Marines who trained there received a major recognition Wednesday. After more than 60 years, about 400 Marines were honored with the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, DC, and a handful of those are from right here in the Port City. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 4:31pm.READ MORE:
A handful of retired Marines from Wilmington will be honored in Washington, DC, tomorrow with the Congressional Gold Medal. The men being recognized by President Obama are the first ever African-American Marines. Full story...