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Marines talk about the Montford Point Marines and how far black Marines have come in the Marine Corps since. Available in high definition.


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This work, Black History Month, by Cpl Kevin Crist, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.29.2014

Date Posted:02.3.2014 5:32PM

Category:Package

Video ID:320823

VIRIN:140129-M-YP696-001

Filename:DOD_101102015

Length:00:02:47

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, USGlobe

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