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Montford Point Marines enlighten Fightertown with PME

W. G. Outler, a Montford Point Marine, shares some of his experiences as one of the first black men to enlist in the Marine Corps to Marines and sailors at the Lasseter Theater, Monday. Five other Montford Point Marines gave their opinion on the Marine Corps and the difficulties they during their enlistment.



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This work, Montford Point Marines enlighten Fightertown with PME, by Cpl Joshua Pettway, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.12.2010

Date Posted:04.16.2010 11:33

Photo ID:269728

VIRIN:100412-M-#####-001

Resolution:2000x1333

Size:163.9 KB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, SC, USGlobe

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