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    Montford Point Marines

    64 Featured Videos

    Congressional Gold Medals posthumously awarded to Montford Point Marines

    Congressional Gold Medals posthumously...

    11.13.23 | LCpl Kanoa Thomas | USMCRC
    U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Sean Day, mobilization assistant to Deputy Commander of USSPACECOM with Senior Leader Management Branch, addresses...
    Congressional Gold Medals posthumously awarded to Montford Point Marines

    Congressional Gold Medals posthumously...

    11.13.23 | LCpl Kanoa Thomas | USMCRC
    U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Sean Day, mobilization assistant to Deputy Commander of USSPACECOM with Senior Leader Management Branch, addresses...
    Robert Lee Crittenden The Congressional Gold Medal

    Robert Lee Crittenden The Congressional...

    10.03.23 | Cpl Elliott Flood-Johnson and CWO2 Eric Laclair and Sgt Sydney Smith and Sgt Gabriel Tavarez | MCRD-SD
    Robin Rayford speaks about her father and his experience as an Original Montford Point Marine during the presentation of The Congressional Gold...
    Montford Point Marine Day Ceremony 2023

    Montford Point Marine Day Ceremony 2023

    08.25.23 | Courtesy Video | MCIEAST
    Marine Corps Installations East-Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, in partnership with the Montford Point Marine Association, hosts the Montford...
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    104-year-old Montford Point Marine, WWII veteran laid to rest

    104-year-old Montford Point Marine, WWII...

    02.08.24 | SSgt Kelsey Dornfeld | HQMC
    Mary Chaney, the daughter of U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. John Henry Chaney, holds the American flag following her father’s internment at John Wesley...
    104-year-old Montford Point Marine, WWII veteran laid to rest

    104-year-old Montford Point Marine, WWII...

    02.08.24 | SSgt Kelsey Dornfeld | HQMC
    U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Derris Rogers, a communications chief with Inspector Instructor Frederick, salutes the casket of Pfc. John Henry...
    104-year-old Montford Point Marine, WWII veteran laid to rest

    104-year-old Montford Point Marine, WWII...

    02.08.24 | SSgt Kelsey Dornfeld | HQMC
    Mary Chaney, the daughter of U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. John Henry Chaney, holds the American flag following her father’s interment at John Wesley...
    104-year-old Montford Point Marine, WWII veteran laid to rest

    104-year-old Montford Point Marine, WWII...

    02.08.24 | SSgt Kelsey Dornfeld | HQMC
    U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Deidra Freeman, an administrative chief with Inspector Instructor Frederick, presents the U.S. flag to Mary Chaney,...
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    54 Featured Stories

    National Montford Point Marines Association Chapter 36 Hosts Discussion on MCAS Cherry Point

    National Montford Point Marines...

    05.19.23 | LCpl Lauralle Walker | MCASCP
    The Montford Point Marines left a lasting impact on the Marine Corps and their legacy carries on through the National Montford Point Marines...

    Montford Point Marines Recognized During...

    11.19.22 | Sgt Emely Gonzalez | 12MCD
    Mr. Anthony Smith, along with his family, attended a special ceremony on Nov. 19, 2022 for a historic occasion. Smith’s father was a Montford Point Marine and was being awarded the Congressional Gold Medal on his behalf.
    NMPMA visits MCAS Cherry Point

    NMPMA visits MCAS Cherry Point

    03.24.22 | Jacob Bertram | MCASCP
    National Montford Point Marine Association (NMPMA) Chapter 36 located in Havelock, visited Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point’s Two Rivers...

    Montford Point Historical Restorations at...

    02.28.22 | Courtesy Story | MCICOM
    In 2019, the historical restoration projects at Camp Johnson, N.C. began and aimed to preserve the Marine Corps’ legacy and history while supporting the future training needs of the Corps. The restoration projects are expected to be completed by the end of this year while new construction projects will continue into fiscal years 2025 and 2026.
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    5 Featured Audio

    Marine Minute

    Marine Minute

    07.25.18 | Cpl Troy Saunders | DMA-M
    I'm Corporal Troy Saunders with your Marine Minute. The Montford Point Marine Association hosted a gifting ceremony which bestowed the National...
    Marine Minute

    Marine Minute

    02.14.18 | Sgt Julien Rodarte | DMA-M
    I'm Corporal Julien Rodarte with your Marine Minute. In honor of black history month, the Marine Corps celebrates the first African Americans...

    Montford Point Marines receive...

    06.27.12 | Courtesy Audio | TPC
    The Original Montford Point Marines, the corps' first black unit formed in 1942 during World War II, are honored with the Congressional Gold...

    John Tilghman

    06.26.12 | Courtesy Audio | HQMC
    Retired Marine John Tilghman talks to a Columbia Missourian reporter about his career in the Marine Corps and being a member of the Montford Point...
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    Montford Point Mural

    Montford Point Mural

    04.05.18 | SSgt Elize McKelvey | HQMC
    The digital rendering of the wall mural design was created for Marine Week Detroit to honor the Montfort Point Marines and the city of Detroit. ...