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The Officer Candidates School at Quantico is giving future officers an idea of the hardships faced by the first black enlisted men in the Marine Corps, the Montford Point Marines, with the Montford Point Challenge. Produced by Lance Cpl. John Tucker


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This work, Montford Point Challenge, by LCpl John Tucker, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.19.2011

Date Posted:12.19.2011 10:52AM

Category:Package

Video ID:133268

Filename:DOD_100296565

Length:00:01:53

Location:US

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