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    Montford Point Marines

    53 Featured Videos

    African American History Month: Montford Point Marines

    African American History Month: Montford...

    02.04.21 | Cpl Alexandra Amor Santosarambulo | MCASCP
    In honor of African American History Month, we show appreciation to the men that paved the way in the military during a time of segregation. The...
    Camp Lejeune Honors the history of Montford Point Marines

    Camp Lejeune Honors the history of...

    08.17.20 | Cpl Stephanie CoronaMorales | MCIEAST
    Retired United States Marine Corps Col. Grover Lewis III and National Monument Director for the National Montford Point Marine Association Mr....
    Black History Month 2020

    Black History Month 2020

    01.27.20 | Cpl Kameron Herndon | MCIPAC
    U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. David McDonald II, an administrative specialist with Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC), speaks on the...
    H&S BN Marches in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

    H&S BN Marches in Honor of Martin Luther...

    01.16.20 | Cpl Kameron Herndon | MCIPAC
    U.S. Marines and Sailors with Marine Corps Installations Pacific, hike in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan,...
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    797 Featured Images

    Montford Point Marine Awarded Congressional Gold Medal on 99th Birthday

    Montford Point Marine Awarded...

    07.10.21 | Cpl Shayla Wells | 8MCD
    Robert Dembo from the Mayor’s Office of Veterans & Military Affairs, presents a speech to honor Corporal Arthur Jackson during his Congressional...
    Change of Command

    Change of Command

    06.18.21 | Sharon McPeak | MCCSSS
    U.S. entry-level Marines with Ground Supply School (GSS), Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools, stand at parade rest during the GSS Change...
    Change of Command

    Change of Command

    06.18.21 | Sharon McPeak | MCCSSS
    U.S. entry-level Marines with Ground Supply School (GSS), Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools, stand at parade rest during the GSS Change...
    Change of Command

    Change of Command

    06.18.21 | Sharon McPeak | MCCSSS
    U.S. Lt. Col. John Al Marksury, outgoing Commanding Officer, Ground Supply School (GSS), Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools, renders a...
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    49 Featured Stories

    The history of the Black Marine

    The history of the Black Marine

    06.29.20 | Cpl Seth Rosenberg | IMIG
    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Any Marine can quickly recite the birth date of the U.S. Marine Corps, 10 Nov. 1775. Recruits and...
    Reconstruction of hurricane-damaged Camp Johnson Chapel Begins

    Reconstruction of hurricane-damaged Camp...

    12.06.19 | LCpl Ginnie Lee | MCIEAST
    Restoration and reconstruction of the historic Camp Johnson chapel has begun after it sustained significant wind and water damage during Hurricane...

    Montford Point memorialized on 77th...

    08.28.19 | Cpl Alexia Lythos | MCIEAST
    In August of 1942, the first African American enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. For the next seven years, roughly 20,000 African Americans fought through prejudice and oppression to earn the title Marine.
    History Untold: World War II Veteran Shares Tales of the Montford Point Marines

    History Untold: World War II Veteran...

    03.01.18 | Bobby Cummings | ONR
    As part of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) National African-American History Month observance, members of the Montford Point Marines...
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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 Congressional Gold Medal

    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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    1 Featured Graphic

    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. ...