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You know the Tuskegee Airmen but do you know these other black military heroes?

15 Feb

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If you are like me you have a great respect for the Tuskegee Airmen. You can make the argument that without them there is no Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, they broke down barriers and showed the true strength and courage of black men.

But they are not the only black military heroes we should know of. There were others such as The Harlem Hellfighters, The Montford Point Marines, Benjamin O. Davis, and The Golden 13. Learn a little more about them through test and video and get links to books about them at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/02/you-know-tuskegee-airmen-but-do-you.html

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Michelle Howard gets 4th star, becomes first female admiral in the US Navy

2 Jul

 

At a ceremony, held at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, Michelle Howard became the first woman to make four-star admiral. On Tuesday afternoon, she will assume duties as the vice chief of naval operations making her the Navy’s number two officer. Watch the promotion ceremony – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2014/07/michelle-howard-gets-4th-star-becomes.html

 

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President Obama Honors Richard Overton Oldest Living WWII Veteran

12 Nov

President Obama Honors Richard Overton Oldest Living WWII Veteran 

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Commemorating Veterans Day at a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, President Obama paid tribute to one of the country’s oldest veterans, 107-year-old Richard Overton. Watch the president comment on Richard Overton – See more at: http://aareports.com/2013/11/president-obama-honors-richard-overton.html

Michelle Howard Becomes First Black Woman To Earn Three-Star-Rank

27 Aug

 

Michelle Howard Becomes First Black Woman To Earn Three-Star-Rank

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The Navy says a Virginia-based sailor has become the first black woman to earn a three-star-rank in the U.S. armed forces. Read more here:http://aareports.com/2012/08/michelle-howard-becomes-first-black.html

This Memorial Day remember to say thank you.

31 May

This Memorial Day remember to say thank you for the sacrifice of our sevice men. Men like the Buffalo Soldiers, The Harlem Hellcats and the Tuskegee Airmen. Read more here:
 
http://aareports.com/2010/05/on-memorial-day-say-thank-you-by-george.html