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511th Dive Detachment meets a Man of Honor

Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Brashear, a UH-60 Weapon System Support manager at Defense Logistics Agency in Richmond, Va., and Army Reserve helicopter pilot stationed in Fort Eustis, holds a laminated photo of his father, the first African-American Navy Master Diver, former Master Chief Carl Brashear, before speaking to Army divers, assigned to the 511th Dive Detachment, Special Troops Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, at the Army dive detachment motor pool Mar. 1.



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This work, 511th Dive Detachment meets a Man of Honor, by SGT Edwin Rodriguez, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.01.2013

Date Posted:03.05.2013 09:51

Photo ID:879640

VIRIN:130301-A-#####-233

Resolution:2294x2193

Size:3.1 MB

Location:FORT EUSTIS, VA, USGlobe

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