Images: Montford Point Marines [Image 4 of 204]
Photo by Sgt. Alvin Williams
Richard H. Walker, a former Montford Point Marine, sits for a portrait at Headquarters Marine Corps Combat Camera in Arlington, Va., Aug. 26, 2011, during a multi-day celebration of the 69th anniversary of Montford Point. Montford Point, which received the first African-Americans in the Marine Corps, was a racially segregated training facility which operated at Camp Lejeune, N.C., from 1942-1949.