Images: Montford Point Marines receive recognition [Image 2 of 2]
Photo by Cpl. Thomas Bricker
Col. Michael L. Scalise, commanding officer of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, and 1st Sgt. Arthur Hernandez, pose with Montford Point Marine Staff Sgt. Haston Cox, as he holds his Congressional Gold Medal, Sept. 17, at the Maj. Gen. James L. Day Conference Center aboard the base. Cox honorably served in the United States Marine Corps from 1945-1965. Upon his retirement at Camp Pendleton, Cox moved to Barstow where he currently resides.